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Hugh Doyle

Hugh Doyle

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Doyle, Chief Executive Officer of DT Institute, is an international development specialist with over 30 years experience growing and leading businesses and implementing projects across more than 40 developing countries.

Mr. Doyle formerly served as the Global International Development Leader for AECOM, responsible for four core business groups: USAID Washington D.C., UK DFID London, EuropeAID Madrid, and AusAID Adelaide. In addition, Mr. Doyle coordinated additional units in AECOM responsible for executing International Development project’s such as DCS Americas and EMIA Procurement. Mr. Doyle’s project work in international development has specialized in trade policy, private sector development, export trade policy and promotion, and special economic zone development.

Mr. Doyle was CEO and leading shareholder of The Services Group (TSG), a Washington D.C. based economics consultancy firm, prior to it been acquired by AECOM in 2009. During his time with TSG he built the business to become the premier global special economic zone policy firm (with clients such as Dubai Ports World), and one of USAID’s and the World Bank’s favored trade and economic sector implementers.

As CEO of AECOM International Development Inc. (a vehicle formed to merge TSG into the existing AECOM international development organization), Mr. Doyle led the successful integration of the two entities and built the business with USAID to become a top 5 firm in the USAID market. Mr. Doyle was CEO from 2009 to 2015, prior to becoming Global international Development Leader.

Prior to TSG, Mr. Doyle was a permanent resident economic advisor on projects in Jerusalem, Lusaka, Kampala and Johannesburg. Mr. Doyle was a Director of International Development Ireland Limited, a leading European consultancy firm, specializing in European Commission and World Bank consulting. Prior to that, he held various marketing positions in Europe with Johnson & Johnson, Schweppes and Nestle.

Mr. Doyle holds a Bachelor of Business Studies (B.B.S.) and Master of Arts (M.A.) from University of Dublin, Trinity College. He lives in McLean, Virginia, and is married with one child.