Nathan Associates London Ltd.

Nathan Associates London Ltd., a part of Nathan Associates Inc. since 2005, provides economic and management consultancy services worldwide and has contributed to more than 100 development projects in 50 countries.

Nathan London specializes in innovative programs to reduce poverty, offering expertise in private sector development, trade policy, agriculture and rural development, financial sector development, and corporate social responsibility. Clients include multilateral institutions, such as the World Bank, European Union, Asian Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, EBRD, and the OECD, as well as bilateral organizations, foreign governments, NGOs, and multinational firms.


Private Sector Development. We specialize in business environment reform, trade and investment promotion, reform promotion, and enterprise restructuring and privatization with emphasis on development strategies that involve the poor and show them how to seize opportunities that arise from private sector growth. (Related Projects)

Agriculture and Rural Development. With expertise in rural sector strategies, policies, and market approaches to development, we help public and private organizations transform rural economies, diversifying economic activity, addressing troubling income and growth gaps between urban and rural areas, and developing capacity to cope with globalized marketing chains. (Related Projects)

Financial Sector Development. To advance financial sector development in low and middle-income countries, Nathan London specializes in gauging access to finance, in improving finance for small firms, and in analysis and reform of capital markets regulation. (Related Projects)



The following projects for various clients—DFID, the World Bank, the IMF, and the ADB—exemplify the work we do. For more information about our projects, search our database

Food Retail Industry Challenge Fund (FRICH): We manage the £2 million fund, which supports the development of business models that will increase the flow of African food products into the UK. More information can be found at

Financial Sector Reform and Strengthening (FIRST) Initiative: We managed a consortium running the management unit of a project funded by the World Bank, IMF, DFID and national development agencies of low and middle-income countries. More information on the initiative can be found at

Nigeria. Under the World Bank’s MSME project and on behalf of Nigeria’s Investment Promotion Commission, we are helping to stimulate job creation, economic growth, and competitiveness among micro, small, and medium sized enterprises in the states of Lagos, Kaduna, and Abia. Learn more at

Vietnam Making Markets Work for the Poor.  Along with local partner Mekong Economics, we manage the daily operations of the Vietnam Challenge Fund and its policy research activities, including grant activities. For more information go to



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