M.Sc., Development Studies, University College Dublin (UCD),
MBS, Business Economics, University College Cork (UCC), Ireland, 1998
Bachelor of Commerce (Major Economics), University College Cork (UCC), Ireland, 1998
Niall Condon is a consultant with experience in private sector development, trade and investment policy analysis, and business environment reform. Since joining Nathan Associates in 2012, Niall has advised the Government of Mauritius on the development of a new Africa-focused trade and investment policy for the island and was part of a Nathan team that designed a business case for a new DFID programme to reduce trade barriers in Nigeria. He is currently Nathan’s programme manager for the Business Finance for the Poor in Bangladesh (BFP-B) programme, a 5-year DFID-funded access-to-finance programme that will increase access to finance for micro and small enterprises in Bangladesh.
Before joining Nathan, he worked as a consultant with the South African firm DNA Economics on a variety of assignments across municipal finance, SME finance, investment promotion, and aid for trade. Before that, Niall was an ODI Fellow in the Ministry of Industry and Trade in Mozambique working on industrial policy and the formulation of important national development policies, including the national SME policy and textiles and clothing sector policy.
Private sector development
Financial sector development
Condon, Niall and Matthew Stern. The effectiveness of African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) in increasing trade from Least Developed Countries: a systematic review. London: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London. 2010.