Governance and Management Services International (GMSI) is a UK-based international training and consultancy firm dedicated to advancing the quality of public sector governance and management in developing countries and transitional democracies.

Our core business is to facilitate access to international best practices, deliver cutting edge ideas, and assist governments, organisations and leaders to translate innovative solutions into concrete results and benefits. We are committed to making leading ideas and effective capabilities accessible to leaders and managers in the developing world.

GMSI’s operating motto is Facilitating Excellence, reflecting our abiding conviction that governments, organisations and leaders in developing countries and transitional democracies can indeed attain outstanding levels of excellence, if they are properly assisted through the right mix of training, advice and implementation support.

From our London Office in idyllic south side of the River Thames, we work through an international network of advisers, experts and associates in over 50 countries, enabling us to respond promptly and effectively to the diverse needs of clients anywhere in the world.

GMSI is accredited by the British Accreditation Council for Independent, Further and Higher Education (BAC).




The hallmark of GMSI's services is the provision of personalised support for top leaders and strategic managers with the overriding objective of equipping them the knowledge and competencies they require to make a genuine and lasting difference in their roles
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GMSI offers open, bespoke and tailored training courses and programmes dedicated to the needs and realities of developing countries and transitional democracies.
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Supported by our international network of associates and experts, GMSI is uniquely equipped to provide a wide range of short and long term consultancy services in governance and management.
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GMSI offers a comprehensive portfolio of advisory and training services on all aspects of contemporary ombudsman and related oversight institutions.
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Women have contributed immensely towards the development and impact of ombudsman and related oversight institutions across the globe. View here the pictorial compendium of women leaders in ombudsman and oversight institutions, past and present, from across the world.