TAA CV - Mr Michael Fitzpatrick

Personal Information
Title: Mr TAA Member No: 1865
Forenames: Michael Year of Birth: 1944
Surname: Fitzpatrick Email Address: michaelfitzpatrick@libero.it

University Qualification & Completion Year
1966 Cambridge University BA - Mechanical Sciences Tripos
1967 Southampton University MSc - Irrigation and Drainage Eng.

Career Summary
Some 40 years experience in irrigation and rural development engineering, feasibility studies and the management of multi-national and multi-disciplinary teams. Early part of career with the Malawi Government's Irrigation Branch, building and operating smallholder rice irrigation settlement schemes in the north of Malawi. This was followed by seven years with the British engineering consultants, Halcrow and Partners, working on studies, designs and construction works in Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia, Egypt, Colombia and Malawi. Subsequently, Irrigation Adviser for a World Bank Integrated Rural Development Project in Nepal and then joined FAO's Investment Centre as Irrigation Engineer: member and leader of multi-disciplinary teams designing agricultural and rural development projects for financing through the major multilateral banks and funds in Africa, Near East, Asia, and Latin America; subsequently Service Chief responsible for the Centre's work with IFAD, WFP, UNCDF, GEF and other Funds.  

Last Updated: 07/09/2016