Patrick C.

Chief of Party, Country Director or Team Leader of USAID programs or projects focused on organizational & human performance improvement as well as capacity development (HICD included)

Doctoral DegreeKozminski University

Macedonia (FYROM)


Dr. Patrick C. Coughlin holds bachelor, master and doctoral degrees in business management from the University of Maryland, the Thunderbird School of Global Management – now part of Arizona State University, and the Kozminski University in Warsaw respectively. He is a member of the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI), Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) from the same organization and fluent in English, French and Spanish while conversant in Polish. He has six (6) years of managerial experience in the private sector, in the fields of market research and training & development servicing multinational clients in the US and Poland. He also has 19 years of experience in the international development sector leading programs or projects aiming to improve the performance of public institutions, civil society organizations, NGOs and key professional groups in Poland, Macedonia, Cyprus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Thailand, Liberia, Rwanda and Senegal. Dr. Coughlin also teaches courses in Strategic Project Design as well as Organizational Project Management (OPM) at two universities in China partnering with the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi (UQAC) within a Global Masters in Project Management. He taught several courses at business schools in Poland previously, at both graduate and undergraduate levels.


  • development
  • capacity building
  • market research
  • events / training
  • personnel / human resources
  • poland
  • united states
  • georgia
  • cyprus
  • china
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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