Design, Development, Delivery

We work on a day rate basis for consulting and are happy to discuss long-term assignments as well. Please send an email if you wish to discuss an assignment further. We abide by the United Nations Global Compact for all work.

Our rates are negotiable and set according to the UN Consultants Remuneration Guidelines here:


Leadership and Strategy

David South International can bring two decades’ experience working in the international realm to its work. This has included at the highest levels with the United Nations and national governments. Importantly, this has been at key moments, be it rescuing a country from a major crisis, to helping large institutions to re-think their work and methodology to keep pace with the 21st century.

Project Management and Evaluation + Troubleshooting (including helping projects to deliver)

Unique in this area, David South International can bring first-hand experience leading innovative and transformative projects, combined with a wealth of knowledge on innovation gleaned first-hand from those who are doing it around the world. From being called the ‘Godfather of the Mongolian Web’ to a “role model” at the United Nations and the UK’s NHS, DSI has a knack for being where it is just getting exciting. What is the result? A sparky mind that can offer rich insights combined with practical actions to get results.

Public Design, Including Publishing (offline and online)

Clients served include: Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine – Toronto, Canada; Harvard Institute for International Development; UNAIDS; UNCTAD; UNICEF; National Health Service/Great Ormond Street Hosptial for Children NHS Trust/Institute of Child Health – London, UK; United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – Mongolia, South Africa, Turkmenistan, United States; United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), UNDP New York; Special Unit for South-South Cooperation, UNDP New York; United States Agency for International Development (USAID) – Mongolia; World Bank. 

“I highly recommend Mr. [David] South as a thoughtful, insightful, analytical, creative and very amicable person who has the unique ability to not only grasp complex problems but also to formulate a vision and strategy that gets things done. … ” 

Cosmas Gitta, Former Assistant Director, Policy and United Nations Affairs at United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) in UNDP