Cheryl J. Dalziel, Principal
As the principal consultant, Cheryl offers more than thirty years of critical thinking expertise acquired through civil society, policy, research, and government affairs experience.
She brings a strong comprehension of government and stakeholder relations having led policy and collaborative development within government, community agencies and civil society.
Cheryl’s goal is to assist clients to integrate strategic thinking expertise as an important tool in their approach to carrying out their mandate. Her extensive leadership expertise includes providing strategic planning, crisis leadership and overseeing issue awareness and organizational development for civil society organizations, businesses and government agencies.
As an accredited facilitator with certification in conflict resolution, Cheryl is skilled at achieving partnerships for funding, policy and program development that unite the interests and goals of INGOs, community stakeholders, local, national and regional governments, agencies and departments.
Cheryl excels at collaboration building and enhancing coordination, collaboration and consultation at local, national and international levels with extensive experience working with international, national, regional and local governments and civil society organizations including experience in North America, Europe and Africa.
Sheila Omom, Senior Consultant
Sheila Omom brings 10 years of project and program research, monitoring and evaluation experience in health and education sectors. Her experience includes supporting national and international NGOs and institutions.
She offers extensive experience in designing and applying M&E tools and methods, particularly logical framework analysis, results framework, mapping/targeting tools, formulation of indicators, evaluation framework/plan, baselines studies, rapid appraisal methods, participatory and evaluation methods within local, regional and international contexts.
Sheila excels in conducting qualitative and quantitative research/surveys, data analysis using NVIVO and SPSS software, and report writing. With vast experience in program development and implementation, developing project and research proposal, knowledge on research methodology, and report writing, she is equipped to lead diverse multi-stakeholder projects.
As an experienced research consultant and adviser, Sheila has provided lead researcher support in the following areas:
- Gender disparity in technical fields and labour market outcome
- Gender needs and capacity assessment of Ghana’s TVET providers
- BONEPWA M&E Framework
- Botswana Stigma Index study, Identifying Best Practices in evaluating outcome and impact of HIV prevention /health promotion interventions for culturally diverse/ethno-racial communities”
- “Psycho- Social, Cultural and Ethical aspects of infant feeding choices for mothers in the era of HIV: a community based research study
- “DIY (Do it yourself): Peer directed harm reduction supply distribution programs – planning action, and evaluation” community based research
Sheila has excellent facilitation and communication skills in English and Swahili, and has working experience in Canada and throughout Africa.