Project experience - Bryan Hopkins Consulting

Bryan Hopkins Consulting
Learning and development services for international organisations
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Examples of work completed

This is not intended to be a comprehensive CV, but highlights the range of projects that I have worked on.

Designing and running workshops
  • Implementing REDD+ — a workshop in Argentina for government officials and technical experts on how to implement the United Nations' REDD+ scheme.
  • Designing and facilitating personal safety and security workshops for UNHCR and WHO staff working in high-risk duty stations (Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nigeria, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire).
  • Designing and facilitating workshops for UNDP and UNEP on national adaptation planning for climate change.

Developing policy and guidance
  • Writing a competence framework for Humanitarian Affairs Officers in the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
  • Preparing a report on updating a learning and development policy for the International Office for Migration.
  • Writing guidance on how to design assessment materials for the European Asylum Support Office.
  • Writing a report on learning pathways for senior officials in the Council of Europe.

Designing blended programmes
  • Two combined online and workbook-based programmes for UNICEF, covering the fundamentals of humanitarian action and managing humanitarian emergencies.

  • Evaluating UNHCR's Management Development Programme.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of a programme to deliver soft skills training to local NGOs and community organisations in the Sudan (for RedR UK).
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of a programme on strengthening training skills for Sweden's Folke Bernadotte Academy.
  • Evaluation of the European Union's hostile awareness training.

Bespoke training the trainer events
  • Training anti-corruption officials from West African states for the UN Institute for Training and Research (Hiroshima, Japan).
  • Training technical experts on climate change adaptation in workshop delivery skills (Bangkok and Seoul).
  • Training skills for new trainers in the United Nations peacekeeping Mission in Liberia.

5 minute video showing the running of the REDD+ Academy workshop which I designed in Argentina.
Video of REDD+ workshop in Puerto Iguazú, Argentina
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