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We help companies that bid on public tenders win more contracts and scale their business by implementing AI solutions in Bid Operations


"Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing"

Hi, I’m Chris Bassila. As a Bids and Proposals consultant specializing in the Aerospace & Defence industry, I empower companies to significantly increase their contract win rates and streamline their bid preparation processes. By aligning our incentives, I ensure a successful outcome for your business.

Beyond our core industry, we understand the universal challenges of bidding for high-stakes contracts across various industries.

Over my 20 year career, I have delivered the following outcomes:


Value of Proposals Won


Proposal Delivered


Win Rate

Unlike other agencies, we thrive on transparency, not secrecy. We share our expertise openly and excel in implementing winning strategies, ensuring you're fully equipped to succeed.

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“Chris's expertise in Aerospace and Defence, as well as Bids and Proposals, was evident in the quality of his work. Not only did they accurately capture our existing processes, but also provided valuable recommendations for improvement, identifying key areas for enhancement. I highly recommend Chris and Hovester for anyone looking for a consultant who can help improve their proposal processes”

— Domenic Sita, Bombardier Defense

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Our Bid Desk Transformation Services Empower Companies in Aerospace & Defence scale their business and transform their sales operations.

Bid Desk Redesign

With our Bid Desk redesign services, we help you increase your operational efficiency, improve employee experience and reduce turnover rates.

AI implementation

With our AI Implementation in Bid Operations, we will help you eliminate the drain of repetitive tasks and limited resources allowing you to concentrate on high-quality strategic work that secures more business, even under tight deadlines. 


Christo Bassila

CEO and Managing Partner

Hi, I’m Chris

I am a Bids and Proposals consultant with over 20 years of experience, working alongside companies of all sizes to secure contracts through competitive bidding. Throughout my career, I have experienced firsthand the immense stress and anxiety that accompany crafting complex proposals under tight deadlines and with limited resources.

These challenges have shaped my professional ethos: Bidding should not undermine personal time or quality of life.


Driven by this conviction, I have developed efficient systems and processes to alleviate these burdens.


My expertise delivers will help you secure contracts efficiently — even if I'm not specialized in your specific product, service, or technology. My proven methodology is industry-agnostic and can be tailored to meet your unique needs. My clients are seeing a 30% to 50% increase in win rate once we have transformed their bid operations.


Furthermore, with the integration of AI technologies, clients are expanding their businesses without placing undue pressure on their most valuable asset—their talented workforce.

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Do you want to supercharge your bid team with AI but don’t know where to start?

Enter your name and email address to download The Essential Guide to AI Implementation in Proposals.


This valuable resource will provide you with a step-by-step approach to deploy AI and help you automate repetitive routine tasks enabling your team to focus on high-level strategic work.

Click here to download

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