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, a $13.3 million, six-year project to advise the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Africa Bureau in knowledge management, performance monitoring, and best practices related to the Agency’s trade development portfolio of projects in Africa.
Sutherland has completed overseas assignments in 40 countries and territories including in Africa (Botswana, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia), Asia (Afghanistan, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Lao PDR, Maldives, Pakistan), Europe (Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Ireland), Latin America and the Caribbean (Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Colombia, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines), and the Middle East (Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, West Bank & Gaza).
Before KSA, Sutherland was a Practice Area Manager at The Services Group, Inc. where he advised national and local governments on institutional reform, process reengineering, capacity building, investment promotion, policy formulation and implementation, and developing public-private partnerships.
Sutherland is also an expert trainer and facilitator, having designed and led numerous workshops and presentations on issues related to trade, investment promotion, business to business networking, site development processes, immigration permitting and labor policy, tourism development, institution building, and crisis management.
Sutherland earned a BA from Brown University in political science and film and a MALD from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts and Harvard Universities, in economics and public management. Additional education include BA level studies at the University of Vermont and masters level courses at the American University in Cairo.