Tim Bishop

Tim Bishop

Role: Regional Private Sector Specialist

Team: Private Sector Engagement

Profile:

Tim has worked on private sector engagement issues for over 12 years, in the UK and more recently across the Asia Pacific region, where he promotes the role of business and markets in development for CARE International. With experience of working in each of the three main sectors, since returning from a teaching placement in Uganda in 1996, Tim has been working for CARE for the past 10 years, during which he has been involved in a number of high profile corporate partnerships and private sector programmes around the world.

Email: bishop@careinternational.org

Blog posts

In Cambodia, employing women to promote and sell beer in entertainment venues has long been a common way to market beer brands (both regional and international). CARE International in Cambodia sought to address the stigma and safety issues facing

Last month I visited Tigray, Northern Ethiopia, to interview farmers and livestock traders faced with the drought effects of one of the most devastating El Niños in 50 years. What are their coping strategies in the face of extreme weather

Out on the conference circuit last year, I heard a lot about using a partnership approach (combining resources and efforts with others to reach some kind of mutually beneficial outcome) in order to reach more people (the most common definition of

In September, the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be launched by the United Nations. And as with the previous Millennium Development Goals, the SDGs

Post-war Sri Lanka (since 2009) has much to offer tourists, and the country is relying on the hospitality and tourism sector to drive up economic gains and create a positive ripple effect on related social factors – such as meeting the

For some of the world’s frontier markets, such as in Myanmar (formerly Burma), the risks of accelerated growth are that many of the country’s poorest get left behind. But as CARE’s experience creating ‘frontier healthcare’ in

The Philippines has been classified by the World Bank as a ‘lower-middle income’ economy. On the surface of things, the Philippines’

Sri Lanka is still only five years free from a long-standing and debilitating civil war, and 10 years since the Tsunami in which 35,000 people lost their lives. But huge changes are taking place in the quest for ‘modernisation’. How will Sri

Last month I was in Islamabad, supporting the efforts of the CARE International team there, who have led a very successful set of engagements with the private sector to address social issues in Pakistan. In a country beset by a number of

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