Susan Branker-GreeneAssociate Consultant

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areas of expertise
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Strategy results based management (RBM)
education
  • British Chevening Scholar
  • MSc International Relations – University of Southampton, UK
  • BSc University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus

Susan Branker Greene has over 20 years in leadership and management positions. Her rich professional experience spans the public, private and NGO sectors, including serving as a Senior Business Development adviser to the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Business Development in Barbados, Regional Director for the Caribbean Management Development Association and Regional Programme Director for the Bernard Van Leer Foundation’s Caribbean Support Initiative Programme.

Susan is a British Chevening Scholar, who holds a Master of Science in International Relations from the University of Southampton in the UK and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus.

She has strong monitoring and evaluation skills coupled with a solid foundation in strategy results based management (RBM), which provides a good balance of method, knowledge and sound judgment. As a regional programme director for over 10 years, Mrs. Branker Greene established results based monitoring and evaluation and learning systems, mainstreamed results and accountability and led strategic planning and reviews across with national Governments in the region.

Highlights of her recent consulting assignments include: completion of an evaluation and reporting framework and guidelines for the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Commission, undertaking three end of project evaluations for the  Compete Caribbean Programme, Inter-American Development Bank, developing a monitoring and evaluation system and impact assessment framework for the Caribbean Development Bank’s Basic Needs Trust Fund, and leading a mid-term evaluation for Government of Barbados Skills for The Future Programme at the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation.

Susan is passionate about developing people and organisations to maximize performance.  She is also a part-time clinical faculty member at The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill School of Business in Barbados where she serves as a facilitator for the EMBA programme, strategic business consultant and corporate trainer on leadership development, strategic planning, business development and organisational behaviour.

how can we help you?

UTDS welcomes the opportunity to CONSULT with you and help to CONCEIVE and CREATE high performance solutions for your organization.

I have had the good fortune to work with Ms. Joan Underwood of Underwood Talent Development Services (UTDS) in the capacity of fellow coach and facilitator specifically in the areas of Talent management and human resource development. Joan’s understanding of the primal context of human resource development is second to none. This coupled with an intimate and grass root feel of the socio-political frameworks which undergird our Caribbean region, makes Joan and her practice, the go to firm for organisation’s who really want to hone and realize the potential of their human capital.

The business of talent development is not one that is often given much attention by organisation’s until crisis stage at which time the ask is often for a quick fix. With UTDS the focus is not only on just in time solutions but timely and sustainable solutions that are created with the client in mind. The environment created through the UTDS programmes are punctuated with best practice methodologies with high doses of common sense intended for practical application. For this reason, what is shared by Joan and her team not only sticks with the participants engaged in the training/coaching but transforms and modifies their outcomes – a true mark of success in human behaviour modification.

Marsha Lewis, Principal, Human Capital Development Division, LCI Inc.
Principal, Human Capital Development Division, LCI Incorportaed

We are ready to CONCEIVE and CREATE. Are you ready to CONSULT us?