Balancing Act carries out consultancy assignments for a variety of clients and has expertise in the following areas: business planning, sectoral and market assessments, feasibility and development studies, management reviews and facilitating important or difficult discussions.

We have carried out a range of assignments for clients including: public organisations, private players such as telecoms operators, connectivity resellers, equipment vendors, NGOs and development agencies.

Our assigments have included helping  global brands with their involvement in the continent.

Past consultancy projects have included: financing infrastructure investment; making an investment appraisal of a broadband wireless investment; advising an SNO bidder; an assessment of the Pay-TV market in selected African countries; a review of the IT function for two large research organisations; African consumer frameworks and a two-stage study implementing an African Internet Exchange Point.

Past research projects include: satellite pricing survey; investigating Wi-MAX wireless licensing, demand for an international fibre project, market openings for an IP equipment vendor and a survey of demand for a “digital village” science park.

If you’d like to talk to us about a consultancy project, contact us:

Russell Southwood - CEO
Balancing Act
54 Walnut Tree Walk
London SE11 6DN


Tel: +44 207 582 5220
Cell: +44 7973 561 987