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Patrick Gleeson

Director for Frameworks and for Europe, Central Asia, and the Middle East/North Africa

DT Global UK

Education:

  • MBA, University of Warwick
  • MSc, Transportation Planning and Engineering, University of Southhampton
  • BEng (Hons), Civil Engineering, City, University of London

Technical areas of expertise: Engineering, Business Development

Patrick Gleeson is DT Global UK’s Director for Frameworks and for Europe, Central Asia, and the Middle East/North Africa (ECAMENA). He served as an IMC, now DT Global, Board Director since 2011. He has led the Frameworks and ECAMENA teams for more than 10 years, building the teams and expanding and driving the growth of DT Global UK’s work in both areas.

As the DT Global UK regional director, he leads ongoing multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral technical assistance projects in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Tajikistan, and Ukraine. Patrick also leads DT Global UK’s dedicated Frameworks team, supporting consulting services Framework contracts with FCDO, EC, EIB, EBRD, USAID, MCC, and ADB including as the Project Director for more than 250 call-down projects across the world for numerous IFI clients in the last 10 years.

Patrick has more than 25 years’ experience working on overseas international development projects for central government organisations. He has been involved worldwide in strategy and policy development, public sector governance, economics, public financial management, monitoring and evaluation, and the institutional strengthening and reform of central government organisations in more than 40 countries across the world, particularly in relation to roads sector authorities. He has extensive experience in roads, transport, infrastructure and engineering, public sector reform, climate, and economic reform. During his career he has been engaged as a specialist consultant, project manager, team leader or project director on numerous government organisation restructuring and public sector agency capacity building projects in South Asia, Central Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the Caribbean and Eastern Europe.