Development Management Consultancy

Shisaka is a development management consultancy that specialises in targeted support services in human settlements, housing infrastructure, and urban development. Our Teams are put together from our wide network of experienced Associates to respond uniquely to each project. Below are some of the key members of recent projects:

Founding and Growth

Shisaka was founded in 2004 and has an established track record. Today, it includes an impressive association with leading development specialists and experts in their fields.

Commitment to Development Innovation

Shisaka is deeply committed to its mission of development innovation through its core services including:

  • Policy research and strategy
  • Project and programme delivery
  • Public sector delivery support

Unique Approach

Shisaka has the ability to respond to both small or large scale projects, across disciplines and sectors. Its considerable substantive, procedural, and practical experience allows it to serve clients drawn from the full spectrum of society. This includes government, civil society, and the private sector, including private-public collaborations. This makes Shisaka a unique development consultancy.

Shisaka values

Shisaka is a values-driven company. Our values define the way in which we work, interact with one another and how we engage and relate to our clients. Our values are aligned to our vision and are an integral part of who we are.

  • Ensuring delivery excellence
  • Having a positive impact
  • Entrepreneurial engagement with our work and environment
  • Ensuring commercial sustainability
  • Promoting environmental sustainability
  • Operating with integrity
  • Mutual respect


Shisaka has developed deep working relationships with a large group of highly experienced Associates, covering a wide range of relevant expertise and experience.

The Associates share Shisaka’s values and approach to the development sector. Project teams are established so as to best meet the scope of work required. All projects undertaken are led and managed by a designated Team Leader.