Victoria has been an Associate of Dubai-based
Acasus since 2014, when she helped establish a delivery roadmap on immunisation and the availability of basic health services for Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. In 2015 she contributed to Acasus's work on Semáforo Escuela, a similar approach that is already delivering stronger education services across Perú.
We first worked with the British Council in 1997, and have been part of the organisation's roster of strategic advisers since 2008. Most recently we developed the acclaimed Next Generation Pakistan research concept now being rolled out in the Middle East and Sub Saharan Africa. Between 2012 and 2015 we contributed a longitudinal evaluation study for the global Connecting Classrooms programme.
David Steven has been associated with CIC since 2009, and is now a Senior Fellow. Priorities for 2016 include a focus on delivery of Agenda 2030, with an emphasis on SDG16 and the role of partnerships. This will include a new research programme in collaboration with the Small Arms Survey.
DFID was River Path's first client in 1997. At present we are providing UK funded strategic planning advice to the Lebanese education ministry, as well as working with the Department on donor-government dialogue in Tanzania, with the aim of strengthening the focus on growth and poverty reduction priorities. Since 2012, we have regularly provided interim management capacity on major UK programmes in Nigeria and Pakistan, embedded variously in government ministries and DFID teams.
We have been working on the development of this new global partnership since 2014. Significant contributions have included work on the strategy, as well as governance and delivery options. Current priorities include identifying and working with pathfinder countries that will fast track action. The Partnership launched in July 2016.
River Path has worked in more than 50 countries worldwide over the past two decades. Our focus is currently on international development, with an emphasis on working towards supporting better public service delivery, particularly for children. Our recent work includes: