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Quality of public administration plays an important role in increasing the competitiveness and investment attractiveness of the economies of countries. It is necessary to be guided by an international experience that has justified itself, keeping in mind that the approach to reforms should be tailored made and contextualized.
The Singapore consulting bureau SmartGov Consulting aims to assist governments in Eurasia to innovate and transform through synthesizing cutting edge public sector solutions for the greater social good in the region; equipping leaders with frameworks and best practices; harnessing data analytics and stakeholder engagement to enable a better response to evolving citizens’ needs
Focus area (not limited)is Eurasia: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine. Besides, we also work with Afghanistan and Mongolia.
Vision: to drive public sector transformation by designing solutions that work for people
Our mission: deep insight on public sector institutions blended with the cutting edge solutions, data analytics, stakeholder engagement can help governments address citizen’s evolving needs in Eurasia.
Chief Executive Officer in the region
Aziza Umarova brings a decade of experience with the United Nations in the area of public administration reform. Her extensive expertise spans across innovation in public sector, anti-corruption and integrity, public service delivery, eGovernance and digital strategy, digital disruptions for enhanced public efficiency. Lately she also joined Govinsider media platform as the Associate Editor for Eurasia and columnist- at-large, catering to the audience of over 1.1 million government officials worldwide. For a decade, she worked with United Nations Development Programme, as the Advisor on Public Sector Innovation at the United Nations Development Programme’s Global Centre for Public Service Excellence in Singapore and led multimillion governance portfolio in Uzbekistan. Aziza remains Honorary Fellow of the UNDP’s Global Centre for Public Sector Excellence, she also participates as monitoring expert, assessing compliance of selected countries under OECD’s Anti-Corruption Network in the region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Chevening scholar and a graduate of the University of St Andrews, Great Britain. Fellow of several international prestigious programs and awards. She lived and worked in China, Austria and Singapore.