Our Team

Bernard MARKOWICZ, PhD, Managing Director

Dr. Markowicz has over 30 years of experience in the analysis and design of complex systems, and in the development of advanced decision support systems in the commercial and government sectors. He has led large consulting efforts in the United States, the Far East and Europe. Dr. Markowicz has authored papers and delivered conference presentations in the area of operations management, information and control strategies, organizations and systems in transportation, the supply chain and networking.

Ray BARBER, PhD, Director, ICT Practice

Dr Barber is a senior executive and consultant with extensive experience in information technology, program/project management, telecommunications, emergency response and general management. He has significant international experience that has included projects in 30 countries on 4 continents. His project experience has included strategic advisory for the acquisition of over 25 telecommunications and information technology companies in 10 different European countries. He also performed IT-related feasibility studies for financial institutions in Eastern and Southern Africa.

Jane Hunter, Director, Systems Architecture

Jane Hunter has more than 35 years’ experience in telecommunications and IT management, operations and strategy in large telecommunications enterprises, financial services companies and new technology ventures including AT&T and IBM. Janes has been with decision analysis for 12 years where she led or was a key consultant for projects U.S. government agencies, and for city and national governments in South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, the West Bank, the Eastern Caribbean and Brazil. Ms. HUNTER is also an OSS/BSS specialist and has authored the textbook entitled Telecommunications Billing Systems.

Melissa COOK, Director, Economics and Finance

Melissa is an internationally recognized expert on investing and doing business in Africa. She has advised investors managing hundreds of billions of dollars in assets regarding their deployment of capital in Africa and other markets. Melissa is a member of the Bretton Woods Committee, a nonpartisan network of prominent global citizens, which works to demonstrate the value of international economic cooperation and to foster strong, effective Bretton Woods institutions as forces for global well-being. In addition to leading the investment planning task, Melissa will assist with the development of the demand forecasting model. 

Ralph JONES, Senior Consultant, Telecommunications

Ralph JONES is a rural telecommunications specialist who has worked with DAP since 2014. Ralph has developed and installed a variety of telephony systems including wireless and hybrid systems in rural areas. He has experience and expertise with wireless networks (cellular, Wi-Fi and microwave), Metro Ethernet, Optical (SONET, IP, and DWDM), cabling and data network design, and RAN commercial arrangements.

David BOWEN, Senior Consultant, Cloud and Cyber Security

David BOWEN is a senior technology consultant with over 40 years of experience in digitalization, systems architecture, and systems development for large and complex organizations. He has worked with military departments in the US, Canada, and other countries on systems architecture for intelligence and targeting. He is familiar, among others, with systems integration, internet technologies, computer security, system interconnectivity, object oriented design, UML, machine learning, expert systems, neural networks, modelling and simulation, MMI & UX design, knowledge management, ISO 15288:2015, ISO 12207, Waterfall/Spiral development/Agile/Scrum, PMI PMBOK, etc.

Vincent ROGER-MACHART, Senior Telecommunications Consultant

Vincent is a seasoned telecommunications engineer with more than 20 years’ experience. He has advised and completed assignments for a variety of governments, regulatory authorities, operators, and vendors. He carries out broadband strategy definitions, techno-economic appraisals, due diligences, regulatory decisions drafting, market analyses, public-private partnership implementation as well as the preparation of tender documents for open access networks. His expertise makes him valuable to address questions involving mobile networks, fibre optics, spectrum management, radio access, IoT, etc. He has a hands-on experience of network deployment and has been instrumental for the planning and implementation of innovative projects.

Kalynn Achuara, Business Development Consultant

Katherine MARCEAU, Business Development Consultant

  • Captain Anwar Shah, Additional Secretary/Director General (P&S) Leader of Delegation
    On behalf of myself and the entire delegation from Pakistan, I wish to thank you for your excellent coordination.  I also appreciable the efforts of Ms. Rebeca Gil and Mr. Joseph Duffy, who took care of us from arrival till departure. I look forward to other such visits in the future to bring us more closer and work in harmony.
    Captain Anwar Shah, Additional Secretary/Director General (P&S) Leader of Delegation
  • Capt. Bobby R. Mamahit
    Ray, We would like to express our sincere gratitude and our highest appreciation to you and your esteem consulting firm for your excellent services, and for your attendance in Jakarta at the pre-bid meeting"
    Capt. Bobby R. Mamahit
  • Kenneth J. Miller, Country Manager Mexico & Central America
    Bernard, I would like to thank you and your decision analysis partners staff for your outstanding work on the U.S- Mexico Trade Security Symposium Series in November 2004 and January 2005. You successfully recruited over 800 participants in four cities across Mexico and organized and exceptional technical program despite difficult scheduling constraints.
    Kenneth J. Miller, Country Manager Mexico & Central America
    U.S. Trade and Development Agency
  • Ray, we want to thank you for all the support given to AGEXPRONT during the " Training and Digital Certificates Program".  Your team's effort throughout this 18 months project has been outstanding.  Our institution has gained significant knowledge and tools that will increase our effectiveness in developing trade with the US and other countries.
    Maria Pascual Director Development Division
  • I wish to thank you for participating in the Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) for the Canada Post- Postal transformation technology project. We felt that you executed a comprehensive review, respected the terms of our arrangement and that you were thorough with the details. The exercise and report were very valuable to us in confirming that our strategies and plans were sound, and to help us identify areas we needed to pay attention or take action.
    Gerald Gervais, Senior Lead, ISM Postal Transformation
    Canada Post

What we stand for

With respect to our clients and partners

  • Excel at consulting, Promote good management practices
  • Be Independent in thought and action
  • Dissect difficult problems and bring clarity to complex situations
  • Be clear, concise and precise
  • Provide practical solutions to our client's problems
  • Bring superior technical skills, Pay attention to details
  • Compute competently!
  • Keep current on developments and trends
  • Maintain professionalism above all
  • Behave with honesty and integrity
  • Avoid conflicts, Provide value, be efficient, over-deliver
  • Transfer knowledge to your clients
  • Cultivate relationships throughout the organization
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