SEGURA Consulting LLC is present in the marketplace through experienced professionals. It is policy of our firm that one of our Partners or Principal Associates always be actively involved in client relationships and projects, for quality assurance and accountability.
Mr. Segura is founder and Managing Partner of the firm. His main areas of professional experience include: public sector and state-owned enterprise reform; financial and economic analysis; Public-Private Partnerships; competitiveness and business enabling environment; and infrastructure reform and finance. He has more than 30 years of economic development consulting experience...
Mrs. Segura is a Partner of the firm and the Officer in charge of Financial and Administrative Services. She has over 20 years of experience in administrative operations and property management, handling a variety of financial, administrative, and oversight functions. Mrs. Segura is proficient in selected accounting software and office packages...(Read More)
Ms. Schweizer is responsible for the firm's legal matters, including contractual drafting and negotiation, compliance, and internal policy development. She also assists with oversight of project implementation efforts throughout the world, including substantial contributions to SEGURA's $13.9M multi-year Regional Economic Growth (REG) project in Europe and Eurasia. Additionally, she helps to shape the firm... (Read More)
Ms. Prada is an Economist and Manager at SEGURA Consulting LLC, responsible for project development and service delivery. Before joining SEGURA in 2003, she provided technical support to international organizations, NGOs and consulting firms, including the International Research Institute (IFPRI), Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., World Bank, and ECLAC... (Read More)
Filip Stoyanovich is Chief of Party of the USAID Regional Economic Growth (REG) project in Europe and Eurasia, being implemented by SEGURA Consulting. From 2007 to 2013 he served as Project Director of the Regional Competitiveness Initiative (RCI), also with SEGURA. Prior to that, he worked as a cluster and enterprise development expert in Bulgaria for various USAID projects, until that country’s graduation from USAID... (Read More...)
Pasti Braganeto has been with SEGURA Consulting since 2007. She handles a variety of functions reporting to the firm's Partner in charge of the Finance & Administration Group, including home office management responsibilities, Accounting / Bookkeeping and all related processes and record keeping. Pasti obtained her degree in Social Communications and Journalism from the Universidad Central... (Read More)
Ms. Almoayad currently serves as SeniorProject Associate at SEGURA Consulting LLC, where she provides critical Home Office project support for SEGURA’s ongoing work in the Middle East as well as other regions. Prior to joining SEGURA Consulting, she worked for a U.S.-based international development NGO... (Read More)
Irakli Tskhelishvili is a Project Associate for SEGURA, supporting the firm's work on the USAID-funded Regional Economic Growth (REG) project in Europe and Eurasia. Prior to joining SEGURA in 2016, Mr. Tskhelishvili worked primarily in Georgia. This included positions as a Financial Analyst and Sales/Strategy Manager... (Read More)
Clara Knutson works as a Senior Associate at the firm. Before joining SEGURA Consulting, Clara worked at Cardno Emerging Markets, the Hunger Project, and Forbes Insights, the thought leadership division of Forbes Media.
Clara received her BA in Government and Middle Eastern Studies from Dartmouth College, and an MA in international relations and economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). She speaks Arabic, French, and Norwegian. (Read More)
Jonah Belser is an Operations Associate at SEGURA Consulting. In this role, he provides project management support, aids efforts to identify and pursue new business opportunities, and conducts research to inform the firm’s business and marketing strategies.
Before joining SEGURA, Jonah advised the Ford Foundation as it considered funding projects devoted to combating transnational crime and promoting open and accountable governance… (Read More)
Principal Associates / Senior Specialists
Dr. Alejandro Deeb leads SEGURA's projects in Infrastructure and Environment including climate change adaptation and mitigation, one of his key areas of expertise and professional interest. He worked for over a decade at the World Bank in Washington D.C., where his team spearheaded the bank’s efforts in implementing concrete actions in the field in order to deal with global warming.
Ms. Gonzalez is an Associated Senior Specialist of the firm. She is a seasoned economist with more than 20 years of experience in economic and financial assessments of utilities and infrastructure projects, especially in the water and sanitation sector. (Read More...)
Paul Cumiskey is an Associated Senior Specialist at SEGURA leading projects in the Water & Sanitation reform sector. A former Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Mr. Cumiskey is a seasoned accounting professional with practical experience in utility regulation, financial planning, accounting, tariff setting, valuation and institutional strengthening. (Read More...)
Dr. Case has extensive experience in public services economic and regulatory consulting, both in the United States and abroad, specializing in telecommunications, electric and gas utilities, and energy and environmental resources. Having served in the Policy Analysis & Research Division of the Illinois Commerce Commission in positions of increasing responsibility, Dr. Case continued... (Read More)
Mr. Ivey is a seasoned professional with more than 35 years of experience in economic development consulting, including field work as a resident Project Manager, as well as at the executive-level, managing the consulting practices of well known U.S. development consulting companies. His extensive, worldwide international development experience through USAID and multilateral development banks includes... (Read More)
Mr. Yepes is an Environmental and Water Resources Engineer with over 35 years experience in assisting governments, regulators and water and wastewater utilities to implement sustainable operating, pricing, financial and private sector participation practices. Mr. Yepes has performed numerous studies to determine the viability of PSP transactions in several countries including landmark studies for several... (Read More)
Sutherland Miller III is a specialist in trade and investment policy and promotion, enabling environment policy reform, knowledge management, private sector development, monitoring and evaluation, public management and capacity building, competitiveness, regional integration, and civil society capacity building. Recently, he served as the Chief of Party for the Knowledge Sharing and Analysis (KSA) project... (Read More)
Mr. Valdivieso is SEGURA’s Director in the Bogotá office. An economist with over thirty years of experience in the international financial sector, he has been active in the USAID Colombia Clean Energy Program (CCEP), particularly in the creation and operation of the “Project Preparation Facility” (PPF). His professional experience includes serving in both the public and private sectors, as well as directing... (Read More)
Dr. Toulmin is an experienced professional with more than 35 years of experience in consulting, public administration reform, monitoring and evaluation, utility development and regulation, urban government administration, e-government, and disaster management and mitigation. He served for fifteen years as a Principal at Booz/Allen/Hamilton, and has worked on over 50 major projects on every continent, funded by USAID... (Read More)
Adolfo Held is a senior international Management Consultant with ample experience working for both private companies and public sector organizations. His specialty is the use of TOC Constraint Management methodologies to improve management performance. He has worked on a number of development projects mainly in Latin America, but also in Asia and Africa, with funding from German cooperation agencies... (Read More)