Extensive experience in planning, implementing and monitoring projects on the ground from inception to completion.

Gerry Reddy

BSc, MA in Urban and Regional Planning
Diploma in Environmental Resource Management
MSc in Climate Change (Carbon) Management

Gerry has extensive experience in land acquisition, resettlement, social impact assessment, and urban and regional development, having successfully planned and implemented a variety of projects worldwide.  He has worked with natural resource, engineering and energy companies, lending institutions, local and regional government, the United Nations, and international NGOs.

Gerry’s work has covered planning, implementation and review of projects in the natural resource, energy, infrastructure, conservation, and post-disaster / conflict sectors, and focuses on creating win-win outcomes for communities and project proponents, based on practical application of international best practice tailored to the local context.  His expertise is in project management, land access and resettlement, stakeholder engagement and community negotiations, social impact assessment, livelihood restoration, and participatory community planning and development.

Gerry is thoroughly familiar with the policies and standards of international lending institutions and plans and presents training courses for corporations, institutions and professional events.

He is a co-author of Land Access and Resettlement: A Guide to Best Practice (Greenleaf, 2015).

Mike Steyn

Bachelor of Arts (Politics)
Bachelor of Laws
Masters in Business Administration

Mike has over 24 years of experience working with natural resource and infrastructure projects as a consultant and in a variety of senior management and other positions.

Mike’s work is focused on developing practical best practice solutions appropriate to each project locality. His approach is built on a commitment to fully understanding local context, stakeholder engagement and teamwork. He has a thorough understanding of the diverse components that need to be woven together to ensure successful outcomes for companies and communities.

Mike has extensive worldwide experience dealing with stakeholder engagement; social impact assessment; land access & resettlement; community development and other social issues. He has planned, implemented, managed, carried out due diligence on, reviewed and monitored numerous resettlement projects in over 20 countries. He helps clients plan and implement projects, as well as providing due diligence, review, monitoring services and training services.

He is a co-author of Land Access and Resettlement: A Guide to Best Practice (Greenleaf, 2015).


We have a large network of some of the most experienced and skilled professionals in the world, and we pick the most suitable when creating tailor made teams focused on developing practical win-win solutions for projects worldwide.

Partner Firms

We partner with a select group of niche firms as required concerning environmental impact assessment, health impact assessment, archaeological studies and other specialist areas.

Our personnel have worked extensively worldwide, from Armenia to Zambia, for clients including the World Bank Group, EBRD, ICMM, KfW, DEG, Newmont, Newcrest, Gold Fields, Iamgold, Rio Tinto, Shell, BG, TAP, TANAP, and the African Wildlife Foundation, to name a few.