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Patrick Moriarty

IRC's Chief Executive Officer

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Dr. Patrick Moriarty is IRC's Chief Executive Officer. With a first degree in Civil Engineering he has broad expertise in interdisciplinary work on water service delivery and local water governance. Patrick has over 20 years’ experience on a broad range of issues around water, its management, and its use in improving human well-being, predominantly in Africa and South Asia. 

Patrick has been with IRC since 2000, and has held several leadership positions: head of knowledge development, IRC's country director in Ghana, and director of one of IRC's signature projects—Triple-S.

Patrick's main area of interest is in how IRC can ignite and support sector-wide change that brings improved services (and more sustainable water resource use) to all. He finds the most professional satisfaction working in the messy interface between policy, applied research, and practice.