Economic Development

Government and Institutional Advisory Roles & Projectsexperienced international investor economic development policy expert

Nelson works with government and institutions on the effective promotion of innovation and commercialisation within universities, establishment of local investment communities and the promotion of an entrepreneurial culture within regions/countries.

This includes setting up or assessing:

  • new or existing government led investment funds and loan programmes;
  • local ‘incubators’ for coaching entrepreneurs and executive teams;
  • investment communities and networks;
  • creating the best economic conditions to focus on capital efficient investment and wealth creation.

regional local international investment investor government university experience guide advisorHe has provided the benefit of his knowledge and experience to governments and institutions across the globe– in the Middle East, Europe, the Americas and Australasia.    If you would like to talk to Nelson about engaging his expertise in any of these areas please do get in touch by completing your details on the contact page.

Example Case Studies
  • World Bank/infoDev: development of Business Angel finance in the Caribbean;
  • Welsh government: establishment of a development bank for Wales;
  • The International Science and Technology Centre, Moscow: commercialisation of research by former Soviet weapons scientists;
  • El Hassan Science City, Jordan: creation of Angel Network;recommended business angel network group expert Jordan Middle East international
  • Ministry of Employment and the Economy, Finland: tax incentives for investors;
  • Liverpool City Region Finance for Growth report & presentations: specifically looking at options for increasing access to finance for high growth companies through development of a Business Angel Finance Hub
  • Enterprise Ireland; creation of Angel Groups;
  • New Zealand Trade and Enterprise: performance assessment of the New Zealand Seed Co- Investment Fund;
  • North West Development Agency: final evaluation of the Small Loans for Business Programme.