Allow me to introduce a practice area:
STRUCTURED PARTNERSHIPS in the international arena.
Structured partnerships involving international partners: They are all over the place, but the practice of structuring and designing them is not. Partners often pay little attention to partnership structure and design - until the partnership proves defective.
Over many years at the World Bank and with other clients, I supported hundreds of partnership programs and trust funds across a broad range of international development topics, settings, and configurations - and indeed, I have seen ones that work and ones that don't.
Through my books, events, and consulting, I seek to empower international partners to create and maintain fit-for-purpose, contextualized partnership platforms that are sustainable, efficient, and impactful. It is a practice area, and it makes a difference.