International Trade, Procurement, Finance and Institutional Development
International Trade, Procurement, Finance and Institutional Development
Crown Agents is an international development company that works with governments, aid agencies, NGOs and companies in nearly 100 countries, bringing an agile and resourceful approach to development issues.
Through consultancy, supply chain management and financial services, we help countries grow their economies, strengthen their health systems and improve financial management.
We are headquartered in Sutton, Surrey but have an established network of international offices, project offices or representatives in 40 countries.
We have a history of recognition at the British Expertise International Awards, winning Outstanding International Collaboration Award in 2014 and 2013, and previously taking home awards including Development Project of the Year in 2010 and Large Consultancy Firm of the Year in 2006.
We help countries grow their economies, strengthen their health systems and improve financial management. We do this by providing consultancy and training in health systems strengthening, trade and growth, public private partnerships, public financial management and governance. We are one of the world's leading experts in public procurement and supply chain management and we provide financial services to facilitate development, focusing on international payments and cash management, trade finance and investment management for donors, NGOs and financial institutions.
Revenue and trade – customs, trade facilitation, tax, Information Technology solutions, shipping and cargo movement, legal advisory services.
Public financial management – budget formulation and execution, debt management, PFM assessments.
Governance and public sector reform – institutional and organisational development, enhancing accountability, training and capacity building, public sector modernisation.
Aid effectiveness and aid management – grant and fund management, strengthening aid coordination and management, pooled donor funds, environmental change, private sector partnerships.
Procurement and supply chain – procurement reform, support and capacity development, international purchasing, quality assurance and inspection, supplies and logistics, e-procurement, post-conflict rehabilitation and reconstruction.
Financial services – Asset management services, development fund administration, financial training, foreign exchange and money market services, multicurrency accounts, payment service, pensions administration, trade finance.
Health systems strengthening – supply chain management, finance/grant management, health facility modernisation, labs system strengthening, capacity development, monitoring and evaluation, IT/MIS, banking and payroll, health areas.
Customs and Trade Facilitation, IT Solutions
ANGOLA, BULGARIA, MOZAMBIQUE, ST KITTS, MACEDONIA, ALBANIA – management and advisory inputs to reform customs with effective and sustainable revenue enhancement.
GHANA – automating tax processes and improving relations between taxpayer and revenue authorities
KAZAKHSTAN – development of a training centre for Customs Control Committee
PHILIPPINES – supporting efficient collection and processing of tax revenue using trips™ tax suite
ETHIOPIA – capacity building of Institute of Tax and Customs Administration
JAMAICA – Promote, Review, Invigorate and Energize the Economic Environment (PRIDE).
INDIA – VAT and direct tax introduction projects in Karnataka and Orissa.
SIERRA LEONE – modernising revenue administration to tackle extreme poverty
TANZANIA - support to the VAT and taxpayer units.
ALBANIA – consulting services to build capacity in debt management
KENYA – developing domestic debt markets
MALTA – established new institution for debt management.
NIGERIA – developing national Debt Management Office
VIETNAM – technical assistance and capacity building of finance ministry and other institutions in external portfolio management.
GLOBAL – work for the Japanese Government that helps countries achieve emissions reductions and economic growth
RUSSIAN FEDERATION/UKRAINE - environmental protection services such as ensuring the safe removal of nuclear waste and the decommissioning of nuclear plants and submarines.
GLOBAL FUND – technical assistance in procurement and supply chain management to Principal Recipients in Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka.
AFRICA REGIONAL – commodity procurement and logistics, payroll operations, warehouse renovation, and other management services to support Indoor Residual Spraying project working in 15 countries under US President's Malaria Initiative.
ZAMBIA – work with Government of Zambia to improve his health supply system by turning the government-owned central medical stores (Medical Stores Ltd) into an effective, flexible, efficient and demand-led organisation.
ZIMBABWE – Donor-funded allowances to health sector personnel, procurement of health commodities. We are now rolling out a results-based financing model for the revitalising of Zimbabwe’s health services.
INDIA – support to Indian government's efforts to improve transparency and efficiency of health sector procurement and supply chain in Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
WORLDWIDE – supply of fortificants worldwide to support Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition's malnutrition programmes.
SOUTH SUDAN - managing the South Sudan Health Pooled Fund, aimed at supporting the delivery of essential primary healthcare and referral health services up to county hospital level, as well as health system strengthening at the national, state, county, facility and community levels.
DFID – framework agreements to undertake procurement and capacity building programmes.
Quality Assurance and Inspection Worldwide, for UN agencies and private sector institutions.
AFGHANISTAN - staffing of Afghan Assistance Coordination Authority Procurement Unit.
AFRICA – improving transport in rural African communities
DANIDA – leading a consortium of seven companies on the technical assistance framework of the Danish International Development Agency
In-country courses in Africa and the Caribbean, and UK specialised training.
UK TRAINING CENTRE - Specialists in training in organisational development, procurement, public financial management, supply chain management, banking, financial management and programme & project management.
AFGHANISTAN - Support services to administration, international organisations and NGOs.
IRAQ - Programme of emergency relief and reconstruction.
INDONESIA – procurement support to tsunami rehabilitation (DFID).
PAKISTAN – consulting for Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority
LIBYA – working to build the capacity of Libya’s Ministry of Culture and Civil Society to engage with emergent and highly active civil society in Libya following the fall of the Gadhafi regime.
KENYA – reducing corruption through procurement reform
NAMIBIA – procurement agent for MCA
UGANDA - support to reformed Central Tender Board.
Public Sector Reform
GHANA - Value-for-money assessment of government contracts to make price savings and improvements in contractual terms.
Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Comoros, Cote D’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands
Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala
Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, East Timor, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand
EUROPE AND CIS
Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, UAE, Yemen
Fiji, Kiribati, Micronesia, Nauru, Pitcairn Island, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Samoa
Colombia, Guyana, Suriname, Uruguay
Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka
Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)
Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)
Ivory Coast (Yamoussoukro)
Nigeria (Abuja and Lagos)
Sierra Leone (Freetown)
Turkey (MENA) (Istanbul)
Kyrgyzstan [Central Asia hub] (Bishkek)
Bolivia (La Paz)
Crown Agents Nigeria Ltd (Nigeria)
ES-KO (UK) Limited (UK)
European Procurement Agents EEIG (UK)
PTG Statesman Travel Limited (UK
Greenshields Project Cargo SPRL (Italy)
Agriculture: Restructuring, privatisation & training
Agriculture: Rural infrastructure - access roads, irrigation & water supply
Financial: Debt management
Financial: Financial advisors
Financial: PFI / PPP
Financial: Project finance
Healthcare: Economic & policy studies
Healthcare: Equipment services & procurement
Healthcare: Operational management & management consultancy
Healthcare: Public Health
Healthcare: Strategic planning
Institutional: Capacity building
Institutional: Customs reform
Institutional: Information technology
Institutional: Public sector reform
Management: Asset management
Management: Business planning
Management: Enterprise development
Management: Export promotion
Management: Information technology
Management: Management consultants
Management: Procurement / buying agents
Management: Purchasing strategies
Management: Security & defence issues
Management: Supply chain management
Management: Value planning
Privatisation: Change control
Privatisation: Cost management
Privatisation: Due diligence
Privatisation: Efficiency assessment / audit
Privatisation: Facilities strategy
Privatisation: Planning & grant advice
Privatisation: Process mapping
Privatisation: Project finance
Privatisation: Risk modelling
Privatisation: Tendering & contract selection
Privatisation: Whole life costing
SECTORS AND DISCIPLINES
|Agriculture||Restructuring, privatisation & training|
|Agriculture||Rural infrastructure - access roads, irrigation & water supply|
|Financial||PFI / PPP|
|Healthcare||Economic & policy studies|
|Healthcare||Equipment services & procurement|
|Healthcare||Operational management & management consultancy|
|Institutional||Public sector reform|
|Management||Procurement / buying agents|
|Management||Security & defence issues|
|Management||Supply chain management|
|Privatisation||Efficiency assessment / audit|
|Privatisation||Planning & grant advice|
|Privatisation||Public Private Partnerships|
|Privatisation||Tendering & contract selection|
|Privatisation||Whole life costing|
|British Virgin Islands|
|Democratic Republic of Congo|
|Hong Kong (China)|
|Republic of Korea|
|St Kitts & Nevis|
|St Vincent & the Grenadines|
|Trinidad & Tobago|
|Turks & Caicos Islands|
|United Arab Emirates|