Helping Make East and West Africa More Competitive

From 2007-2008, Locus Founder and CEO Jean-Paul Gauthier led the technical work for trade and investment competitiveness assessments for both East and West Africa while working with Deloitte Consulting.

Helping Diversify Nigeria's Economy through State-Level Diagnostics

Nigeria's non-oil industries face serious administrative barriers imposed by sub-national (state) governments.... Locus founder and CEO Jean-Paul Gauthier helped address this problem in 2007 when he served as a senior advisor on the World Bank's Nigeria Sub-national Investment Climate Program. ...

Clearing the Way for Small Businesses in Nigeria

Evidence shows that micro, small, and medium size enterprises (MSME) play a crucial role in a thriving economy. In many countries, however, unnecessary regulatory barriers keep MSMEs out of the market.... To address this problem, the IFC had Locus founder and CEO Jean-Paul Gauthier...