Peter Burgess
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Marissa Mireles and Peter Burgess are now friends
Dec 23, 2014
Peter Burgess replied to Marissa Mireles's discussion Developing a film about Misappropriation of funding in Haiti.
"Marissa  This is a great project that you have identified ... it is an important piece of work, but it will not be easy to do something that gets to the root causes of the problems.  I have been involved with 'accountability' in…"
Dec 23, 2014
Peter Burgess commented on TechChange's blog post Can Crisis Mapping Help South Sudan?
"I am a big advocate for crisis mapping technology ... but my hope is that in time it will be deployed widely in ways that will make crisis avoidance possible. In my view knowledge should be organized so that issues are resolved a long time before…"
Dec 30, 2013
Peter Burgess replied to Center for Public Scholarship's discussion Invitation to Corruption conference, November 21-22, 2013, at The New School, NYC
"I have been interested in the problem of corruption for a very long time, and have tried to become engaged with the resolution of the problem(s) to no avail. I find it amazing that there is no reference in all of this time to the role that improved…"
Sep 24, 2013
Peter Burgess commented on Other Worlds's blog post Without Our Land, We Cease To Be a People: Defending Indigenous Territory and Resources in Honduras
"I am appalled by what modern 'rule of law' allows. I am also appalled by the idea that if it is profitable it is good. NO! Good happens when quality of life for people goes up and there is no damage to the planet. There can be good and…"
Aug 26, 2013
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Nov 17, 2012
Peter Burgess commented on Kira Kern's video

TED Talk: Paul Collier on the "bottom billion"

"Dear Colleagues This is an excellent analysis of the problems facing the poor bottom billion in resource rich societies. I have worked in many of the countries he talks about ... rich resources, rich ministers, money poor people. The problem has…"
Nov 12, 2012
Muhammad Tahir Tabassum left a comment for Peter Burgess
"Dear Peter, Very happy to visit your profile here, we can be good friend & partner. Keep it up Its very sacred cause we are doing. Peace."
May 10, 2011
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Apr 22, 2010

Profile Information

Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
Cambridge engineering and economics. Coopers in London ... Chartered Accountancy. Corporate operations and financial executive focused on profit improvement ... Davy Ashmore Gorup, HA Simons, Aerosol Techniques, Gulton Industries including Southern States Inc., and Continental Seafoods. Consultant to World Bank, UNDP and other UN agencies ... humanitarian crisis planning ... national development planning ... government financial management ... aid coordination ... etc.

Founder and CEO Tr-Ac-Net Inc. a not for profit organization that operates the Transparency and Accountability Network and developers of the Community Analytics (CA) system of socio-economic reporting. The CA system combines social performance metrics and for profit accountancy in a single system that has community as the reporting entity ... and facilitates paradigm shift in the way socio-economic performance is measured.
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Have done work or assignments in 60 countries ... mainly developing countries in Africa, South Asia and Latin America.
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Founder CEO Tr-Ac-Net Inc TrueValueMetrics
How many years professional experience do you have ?
What is your personal or organizational website?
Which Languages do you speak Proficiently? (note we can not list all languages, only some major world languages or ones related to conflict regions)
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Agriculture, Anti-Corruption, Business, Civil Society, Development, Dialogue, Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Rights, Interfaith, Information and Communication Technology, Internally Displaced, Humanitarian Relief, Land Issues, Media, Natural Resources, Organizational Development, Refugees, Rule of Law, Security, Social Entreprenuership, Sports for Development, Terrorism, Transparency, Youth
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Budgeting, Capacity Building, Communication, Evaluation, Fundraising, Information Technology, Monitoring, Program Administration, Program Design, Program Implemenation, Qualitative Skills, Quantitative Skills, Training
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Development and deployment of TrueValueMetrics (TVM), a system of metrics to complement the ubiquitous money and profit metrics. TVM adds value accounting so that initiatives that are important for social progress are accounted for in a rigorous manner.
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
* Hundreds of Issues that Impact Relief and Development Performance
* Revolutionary Change for Relief and Development
* IRAQ - A New Direction - A Strategy for Peace
* The Basic Concepts of True Value Metrics

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At 3:42am on May 10, 2011, Muhammad Tahir Tabassum said…

Dear Peter,

Very happy to visit your profile here, we can be good friend & partner.

Keep it up Its very sacred cause we are doing.


At 11:37am on November 1, 2009, Jan Oberg said…
Dear Peter Burgess
See you have written a peace strategy for Iraq. How can I get to read it?
Jan Oberg

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