Who we work with

  • Estelle Levin Ltd is a specialist consultancy dedicated to responsible mining and sourcing, especially of minerals from high-risk areas. – estellelevin.com

  • Nordic Consulting Group Denmark advise governments and civil society in social development, building on world class monitoring and evaluation expertise. – ncg.dk

  • Menas Associates is a political and strategic risk firm for which we provide a publication series. – menas.co.uk

  • Scanteam is a development consulting company, based in Oslo, with a focus on governance, and a strong track record in evaluation. – scanteam.no

  • Numbers For Good are dedicated to enabling finance to solve some of society's greatest challenges. – numbersforgood.com

  • Team C Voter is an India-based survey company with particular expertise in political polls and methods to elicit information from hard-to-reach populations. – teamcvoter.com

The people behind the company

Emery Brusset

Managing Director

With over 20 years' experience in evaluation and corporate social responsibility, Emery's expertise is focused on the evaluation of initiatives undertaken in complex environments.

Mr Brusset specialises in impact investment and evaluation, with a focus on initiatives undertaken in complex environments - either fast moving, sensitive, or conflictual. After a brief career in UN humanitarian missions in Iraq, Bosnia, Sudan and Rwanda, Mr Brusset became an evaluation consultant in 1994, working for Governments, the UN and NGOs, and progressively developing assessments for the private sector. He has participated in 78 evaluation assignments, has published on the subject in peer reviewed publications, and facilitated many training and university courses. In 1998 he established Channel Research, which he sold to GRM International, now Palladium, in 2014. He is now the Managing Director of Social Terrain. Mr Brusset is a French national and a graduate of Yale University and the London School of Economics.

Phillip Griffin

Director, Finance, Operations and Investment

Phillip is a banking and investment specialist, who through a number of successful investment opportunities has also developed skills in small and medium enterprise management.

A seasoned financier, banker, and corporate director, who has sourced, structured and executed a range of transactions, and whose skills include company administration and management consultancy and who has worked in a variety of sectors and businesses, from start-ups to mature.
Mr Griffin sits on the board of the political risk group Menas where he is the director overseeing finance, legal and operations.
He was most recently a Partner at TJK Consultants Ltd, covering various UK, European, US and Middle Eastern deals and finance related advisory services.
Before that he was with Deutsche Bank, starting off at Morgan Grenfell & Co. Limited, where he specialised in the origination, structuring and execution of export, commodity and structured trade finance business, primarily in the Middle East, but also in the FSU and elsewhere.
He was previously at Citicorp Investment Bank Limited in London, covering Emerging Markets, trade and corporate finance, forfeiting and other 'without recourse' financing, where he earned the Citibank GAMS award; and was at several other financial institutions in the City of London starting in 1984.