About Us

The Firm

CDA Consulting is a United Kingdom – based management services practice, specialising in the provision of high end strategic economic development services to Government institutions and their agencies, in respect of infrastructure and utilities services.

The firm’s key assets are a dedicated team of specialists whose skills, qualities and commitment, have enable us to create value, trust and credibility with both clients and partners. It is this generated value, trust and credibility that remain the backbone of our continuous competitiveness.

Our Mission

CDA’s mission is to develop a highly specialised international practice that provides pragmatic strategic advisory services geared toward bringing innovative solutions necessary, at present, to address the various challenges existing in the path of the continent’s economic development.

Given the current status of Africa’s development, policy choices and the implications of subsequent policy decisions represent either a threat, or an opportunity to unlocking the door to a sustainable economic development of the continent. That is why we aim to be the first point of call for our clients, when they are faced with major economic development policy and decision choices, in respect of public infrastructure and utilities services which remain the engine for economic growth.


Our multi-disciplinary teams are equipped with the most advanced skills and capabilities, which combined with a detailed knowledge of the key issues in developing economies, enable us to provide objective and realistic services to our clients.

The teams are made of specialists in the utilities sectors, with unrivalled capabilities in resources planning, strategic and business planning, operations and asset management, institutional reforms, liberalisation, restructuring, regulation, Private Sector Participation, financing and Investment. They have a long established reputation for strong project management and delivery of consultancy projects on the various aspects across the utilities sectors.

Our Focus

CDA Consulting works with a wide range of organisations worldwide, with its primary focus being Africa. Our management services are focused in the provision of multi-layered and cross- sectoral strategic inputs necessary for bringing the necessary changes and accelerating the tempo of Africa economic development, through innovative thinking and pragmatic decisions making related to policy, institutional reforms, operation, management, financing and investment , within the African economic infrastructure: Energy, Water & Sanitation, Transport, Telecommunications, and The Environment & Natural Resources.


We advise, consult with and build the capacity of decisions makers to enable them to tackle, from a position of strength, the key strategic issues within the infrastructure and public utilities sectors: Energy, Water, Transport and Telecoms; as well as the Environment and Natural resources sectors (ENR); covering:

  • Sectoral Policies & Institutional Reforms
  • Operations and Management
  • Financing and Investment

Become an Associate

CDA Consulting welcomes researchers, analysts and experts in all our sectors of focus and areas of our activities. If you are interested in contributing to CDA work as an Expert and/or working with CDA Consulting as a Representative, please submit a brief summary of your background and capabilities, to associates@cdaconsult.com