BOOST&Co announced a £2.7M investment in a leading UK consultancy specialised in assisting aid and development donors deliver programs in fragile and conflict afflicted countries. The company sets the international standard for ethically delivered, expert services in conflict, post-conflict and fragile environments. Through their work, they help clients transform conflict and improve the impact, efficiency and sustainability of their services, while providing accountability and insight.
The investment has been secured following the company’s impressive traction with major customers in the international community and the global private sector, and large project wins. The business now has expertise in over 40 countries mostly in the Middle East, Central Asia and East Africa, they employ 40 staff with a network of 2,000 consultants, and offices in London, Lebanon, Kenya and Turkey.
Melissa Yvonnou, Principal at BOOST&Co commented: “We are very excited to be joining the company as an investor. We have been impressed with the team and how they have developed a brand that is recognised for delivering high quality and actionable insights, while upholding the highest ethical standards. Now is the time for the business to expand its team and win more and larger projects. We are delighted to support the team on the next steps of their journey towards achieving long-term sustainable growth”.
The funds will be used to recruit new staff at existing locations, and more international locations as they open. The recruitments will bring in talented consultants with expertise in design, monitoring, and evaluation of projects in fragile and conflict afflicted countries, and will support the company’s success in winning more projects.