Practical Action Consulting is the dynamic consulting arm of the international NGO Practical Action. Drawing on over 50 years’ of experience  and an extensive network of over 2,000 consultants and academic contacts from across the globe, we  provide specialist technical expertise in four inter-related areas; farming that works for everyone, resilience that protects, cities fit for people and energy access. Working with a range of stakeholders including local and international NGOs, donor agencies, government departments and the private sector we provide consulting services throughout Africa, Latin America and South Asia.

Become an Associate Consultant

We undertake a wide range of consultancy activities and are always looking for fresh talent. If you’d like to register as an associate consultant, with us please send a copy of your latest CV to

East Africa

Our consultancy work in the east of Africa began in the early 1990s and has expanded dramatically in the last three decades. We have consultancy offices in Nairobi and Rwanda and our work covers the entire region, in particular, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania.


Jechoniah Kitala, Head of Consulting Unit


Nairobi office
Tel: +254 20 2595 311
Address: P.O. Box 39493 – 00623, Nairobi, Kenya


Rwanda office
Tel: +250 782 538 843 | +250 (0)735 332 982
Address: Nyarugenge District, Muhima Sector, Nyabugogo Avenue, Rwanda

Southern Africa

Our consulting offices in the south of Africa are in Zimbabwe and Malawi. We have successfully implemented projects in Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, South Africa, Botswana and Lesotho.


Victor Chambayika Mhango, Regional Manager


Zimbabwe office
Tel: +263 4 776 6313
Address: 4 Ludlow Road, Newlands, Harare, Zimbabwe


Malawi office
Tel: (+265) 994 060 518
Address: Plot No.14/34, Area 14, P.O. Box 30108, Capital City, Lilongwe 3, Malawi

West Africa

Our consulting office in the west of Africa opened in Dakar, Senegal, in 2014. We cover all 15 countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and we’ve already delivered consulting assignments in Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, Niger, Guinea Bissau, Togo and Ivory Coast.


Mattia Vianello, Regional Director
Address: Mermoz Cité des Administrateurs civils Lot 17 No 4, Dakar, Senegal. PO Box 25660

Latin America

Our team of consultants based in Lima, Peru, has been providing high-quality consultancy services across Latin America for over twenty years. Past assignments have been in Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay, Haiti, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Mexico.


Jacqueline Gotuzzo, Consultancy Manager
Tel: (511) 441-2950 | (511) 441-3035 | (511) 441-3235 | (511) 441-3229
Address: 257 Tomas A Edison Street, San Isidro, Lima, Peru

South Asia: Nepal and India

Our South Asia regional consulting office was established in Kathmandu, Nepal in 2008. We also have an office in Delhi, India. We are involved in direct delivery of projects in Nepal, Bangladesh, north east and west India, Bhutan, Myanmar and other region wide projects.


Anuj Dhoj Joshi, Regional Manager


Nepal office
Tel: +977-1-4423639 | +977-1-4423640
Address: Indira House, House No.1114, Panipokhari Hill, Kathmandu, Nepal
Postal address: PO Box 15135, Kathmandu, Nepal


India office
Tel: 0674:2392135 | 0674:2392836
Address: Plot No: M-76, Madhusudan Nagar, Bhubaneswar -751001


Our consulting office in Bangladesh is in Dhaka. We also have offices in Gaibandha, Rangpur, Faridpur, Sirajgonj, Dinajpur and Gazipur. We work in 14 districts throughout the country.


Ishrat Shabnam, Manager
Address: House 28/A, Road 5, Dhanmondi, Dhaka – 1205, Bangladesh


Our team of UK-based consulting staff work from the Head Office of Practical Action in Rugby, Warwickshire. The team has solid international experience from living and working in over 40 countries and lead on global/multi-country and multi-region projects. Our UK team works across all of our goal areas.


Lisa Howes, Acting Managing Director
Tel: +44 (0)1926 634403
Address: The Robbins Building, 25 Albert Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 2SD, United Kingdom