E-Book on the Future of the Middle East
In September 2016, Arab Digest — www.arabdigest.org — and the international relations journal Global Policy (to which Alastair serves on the Practitioners’ Advisory Board) — www.globalpolicyjournal.com — began inviting papers for a new joint e-book on the future of the Middle East. Alastair and Arab Digest’s Hugh Miles are the co-editors.
Acacia International School
In July 2016, Alavan engaged in an ongoing pro bono advisory to Acacia School in Livingstone (https://web.facebook.com/Acacia-International-School-114636665279332/) aimed at achieving a sustained boost in pupil numbers by around one-third.
On 1 August 2016, Alastair joined the newly formed Advisory Board of Africon GmbH (www.africon.de)
A new contract with Nomura International
Alavan successfully negotiated a second 12-month consultancy contract with Nomura International, which came into effect on 23 August 2016.