About iCAM

About iCAM

International Centre for ASEANA Management (iCAM) has 30 years’ experience across Asia/ASEAN – Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste, Vietnam – as well as US, UK and Australia:

  1. Generating evidence-based recommendations for policy-making;

  2. Providing concrete recommendations to improve project outcome; and

  3. Ensuring accountability in roles as Researcher / Senior Consultant / Team Leader / Chief Technical Adviser with international organisations such as UNDP (Bangladesh, Bhutan, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Vietnam, Timor Leste), World Bank IFC (Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam), ADB (Cambodia, Mongolia, Indonesia), AusAID (Indonesia, Philippines), AusAID (Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines), DFID (Vietnam), and in public sector agencies of 19 nations.

 

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE

Local Council/Local Government/Sub-National Level

UNDP

  1. Terminal Evaluation: “Strengthening the Resilience of Communities through Community-Based Disaster Risk Management” (CBDRM) Project [Award ID: 00091747, Project ID: 00096791], UNDP Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (2019)

  2. Terminal Evaluation: “Sustainable Energy Solutions for Rural Livelihoods in DPRK” (SES) Project [Award ID: 00090996, Project ID: 00096469], UNDP Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (2019)

  3. Terminal Evaluation: “Pilot Project to Support Socio-Economic Development of Rural Areas in DPRK” (SED Project) [Award ID: 00074805, Project ID: 00087041], UNDP Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (2019)

  4. Terminal Evaluation: “Addressing the Risks of Climate-induced Disasters through Enhanced National and Local Capacity for Effective Actions” project (PIMS 4760) under National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA II), UNDP Bhutan (2018)

  5. National Capacity Development for Municipalities (including Villages Heads), UNDP Timor-Leste (2017)

  6. Capacity Assessment: Strengthening Community Resilience to Climate-induced disasters in the Dili to Ainaro Road Development Corridor (DARDC) Project, UNDP Timor-Leste (2016-2017)

  7. Capacity Assessment: Strengthening the Resilience of Small Scale Rural Infrastructure Project (SSRI), UNDP Timor-Leste (2016-2017)

  8. Capacity Development Framework for Local Government Institutions, UNDP Bangladesh (2016)

  9. Public Administration Reform for Cao Bang Provincial Public Administration, UNDP Vietnam (2006)

  10. Survey of Needs in Agriculture for the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, UNDP Vietnam (2005-2006)

  11. ICT Manual for the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, UNDP Vietnam (2005-2006)

 

National Level

UNDP

  1. Design of a Senior and Executive Leadership Scheme (SELS) for Myanmar’s Civil Service, UNDP Myanmar (2018-2019)

  2. Human Resources Management (HRM) Systems Improvement in the Myanmar Civil Service, UNDP Myanmar (2018-2019)

  3. Competency-Based Job Descriptions Toolkit for Senior Officials in Myanmar Civil Service, UNDP Myanmar (2017)

  4. 10-year Capacity Development Study Report of Governance in the Lao Civil Service, UNDP Lao PDR (2008)

  5. Training: Monitoring & Evaluation for the Ministry of Labor and Ministry of Justice, UNDP Vietnam (2009)

  6. Monitoring and Evaluation Framework and Results Matrix under One UN Initiative (including framework on Project Support for Vietnam National Parliament and several government ministries/agencies), UNDP Vietnam (2007-2008)

  7. Public Administration Reform in Civil Service, UNDP Vietnam (2005-2006)

  8. Public Administration Reform in Civil Service, UNDP Timor-Leste (2003-2004)

  9. Strategy for Strengthening the Public Sector, UNDP Timor-Leste (2004)

  10. National Capacity Development Roadmap, UNDP Timor-Leste (2004)

  11. National Capacity Development Framework of Timor-Leste, UNDP Timor-Leste (2004)

  12. Civil Service Act, UNDP Timor-Leste (2004)

  13. Civil Service Code of Conduct, UNDP Timor-Leste (2004)

  14. Strategy for Strengthening the Public Sector, UNDP Timor-Leste (2004)

World Bank

  1. Assessment of the Ministry of Education’s Human Resources Management Reform and Practices, World Bank Myanmar (2020)

  2. Hana Bank Indonesia SME Banking Strategy, World Bank Indonesia (2010)

  3. Women Banking Strategy for Bank Internasional Indonesia that later became Maybank Indonesia, World Bank Indonesia (2010)

  4. Banking Sector Reform, World Bank IFC Vietnam (2006-2008)

ADB/DFAT/AUSAID/USAID

  1. VARPBLs-I International Cost-Benefit Analysis under TA-9766 CAM, ADB Southeast Asia Public Management, Financial Sector, and Trade Policy Facility (2020)

  2. Support Governance of Development Bank of Mongolia (DBM) under SC 112178 MON, ADB Mongolia (2019)

  3. Formulated the Anti Fraud Policy for Auditor General Office of Indonesia, USAID Indonesia (2011)

  4. Anti-Corruption Guidelines of Indonesia (that became the Anti-Corruption Act 2004) under TA INO 1320, ADB Indonesia (1999-2001)

  5. Economics and Financial Risk Surveillance System for Central Bank Philippines, DFAT/AUSAID Philippines Australia Governance Facility (2002)

 

SECTOR EXPERTISE

 

Finance
  • Finance sector development

  • Banking systems and nonbank financial institutions

  • Central banking systems

  • Inclusive finance

  • Digital finance

 

Education
  • Training in accounting, banking and financial data analytics

  • Academic research and publication

 

Industry and Trade
  • Small and medium enterprise development

Information and Communication Technology
  • Core banking system

  • FinTech, mobile finance and digital payment technologies

  • ICT strategy and policy

 

Public Sector Management
  • UNDP, ADB and World Bank corporate management, policy and strategy development

  • Capacity development

  • Public service reform

  • Decentralization

  • GEF Climate Change Adaptation

  • Results-based monitoring and evaluation