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James Hemphill
Web Consultant , International Organization
Lewes, United Kingdom
Web Developer with 13 years experience in the UK, Caribbean and the Pacific. Specializes in International Development having developed Open Source websites for over 15 national governments and presented at global and regional conferences in several locations around the world.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Communications, IT, Media, Knowledge Management, Editor
  • Infrastructure, Technology, Engineering, Science
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
Regional Strategy Contribution
- Contributed to the design of Objective 4 (Part 2) of the Pacific Regional Ten Year Pacific Statistics Strategy (TYPSS): Dissemination methods, tools and standards.

National Development Work
- Coordinator and Trainer for web development and data dissemination tools for the Pacific Region;
- Upgrade of the Vanuatu Stats Office website (www.vnso.gov.vu), Samoa, Tonga, Niue, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Fiji, Wallis and Futuna, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea (pending). Plus in-country technical assistance and training;
- Development of the online health surveillance systems for Solomon Islands and Wallis and Futuna.

Regional Development Work
- Lead Developer for the Pacific Regional Information System (PRISM) upgrade strategy (www.spc.int/prism) and the National Minimum Development Indicator Database (NMDI) (www.spc.int/nmdi), including management of 4 staff;
- Design and Implementation of a partnership strategy with the Pacific Island Forum Secretariat for publishing Official Development Assistance information – www.spc.int/nmdi/forumcompact;
- Development of an innovative time-series animation tool for Pacific data – www.tabletochart.com

In-country training and TA (web dissemination training)
- National Statistics Offices: Vanuatu, Samoa, Fiji, Wallis & Futuna, Niue, Solomon Islands, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia; Ministry of Finance: Cook Islands (4 divisions, 16 staff)

Sub-regional/Regional
- Lead facilitator - New Caledonia (5 PRISM workshops from 2011-2014) (4-8 countries attending each);
- Co-facilitator for data documentation workshop - Fiji (10 countries) with OECD;
- Heads of Planning and Statistics 2010 and 2013 – chaired dissemination sessions; Presentation at 2012 Committee of Representatives of Govts and Administrations (CRGA)

Global/Inter-regional
- Presentation to the World Bank at the "Making Statistics Matter" conference in Cape Town (Dec 2010), and SIDS inter-regional preparatory meeting in Barbados (2013);
- Training courses in Washington (2010) and Paris (2011) on publishing the National Data Archive of Pacific survey metadata and microdata;
- Involved in the Expert Group Meeting on “Opportunities and advantages of enhanced collaboration on statistical information management in Asia and the Pacific” in Bangkok (June 2011);
- Collaborative meetings with World Bank Data Group in Washington (2014) to promote and develop dissemination products
Education:
- Sussex University: Geography BSc (1998-2001)

- Latymer Upper: 3 A-Levels; 10 GCSEs (1990-1998)
Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
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    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Bachelors
    Languages:
    English, French
    Nationality:
    United Kingdom
    LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/jameshemphill
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