Patrick Ferrity

Academic Trainer and Online Tutor

Phone: 573223005467

Sector: Broadcast Media

Member Since, January 16, 2023

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About Me

Dedicated international development specialist, journalist and researcher. First-hand experience implementing projects and managing budgets on the ground in East and North Africa. Specialised in gender-based violence, microfinance, access to education, and conflict resolution.

Skilled quantitative researcher proficient in STATA, General Algebraic Modeling System (GAMS), QGIS, and Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI). Leading implementer of innovative monitoring and evaluation techniques to ensure best practices, particularly Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS).


  • Master’s Degree in Economics of Development, specialization Development Economics (2020 - 2020) University Clermont Auvergne

    - Graduated Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA): 1.48 (1 to 4 Scale: 1 = Highest, 4 = Lowest) - Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) Scholarship

  • Master’s Degree in International Development Studies (2018 - 2020) Palacký University Olomouc

    - Graduated Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA): 1.48 (1 to 4 Scale: 1 = Highest, 4 = Lowest) - Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) Scholarship -Thesis: FERRITY, Patrick Christopher. Mission Drift in the Middle East & North Africa: The Effect of the Financial Sustainability of Microfinance Institutions on their Depth of Outreach to the Poor. Olomouc, 2020. diplomová práce (Mgr.). UNIVERZITA PALACKÉHO V OLOMOUCI. Přírodovědecká fakulta

  • Master's Degree in Global Development Policy (2018 - 2020) University of Pavia

    - Graduated Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA): 1.48 (1 to 4 Scale: 1 = Highest, 4 = Lowest) - Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) Scholarship

  • Integrated Studies Diploma in Anthropology and Sociology (2013 - 2014) Lumière University Lyon II

    - Mention Assez Bien - Grade Point Average (GPA): 13.16/20 (60 Credits)

  • BA (Hons) International Economics & Politics (2011 - 2015) University College Dublin

    - 2:1 (Upper Second-Class Honours), Grade Point Average (GPA): 3.40/4.00

Work & Experience

  • Liceo Pino Verde (2022 - 2023 ) Economics & Mathematics Teacher - International Baccalaureate

    • Delivered an advanced IB curriculum in mathematics and economics to over 200 middle years students under time-pressure constraints. • Pioneered a five-person committee to improve pastoral support capacity for 50 struggling students. Conceived empathetic welfare policies whilst championing communicative-based classroom instruction. • Created innovative, inquiry-based assessments focused on evaluating student progress to maximise learning and address knowledge gaps, decreasing student fail rate by 20%.

  • The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (2021 - 2021 ) Court Reporter

    • Collaborated with a nationwide 30-person team, conducting an unprecedented analysis of 550 possession courts to evaluate the effect of the pandemic on housing. • Investigated five times the average number of cases and covered six courts across London. Tirelessly arranged countless follow-up interviews with legal stakeholders. • Instituted the highest standards of fact-checking in data entry of 115 cases, using Excel for rigorous data analysis to produce investigation top lines.

  • Les Éditions de la Gazette - VH Magazine (2020 - 2021 ) Journalist

    • Produced rejuvenated content on lifestyle news stories across diverse multimedia (audio, photographic, video, print), expanding readership to over 25,000. • Mastered concise drafting and editing skills by reviewing hundreds of articles each month, increasing our journalistic freelance base by 10%. • Ensured all content for publication on over ten web platforms followed a clear communication style with impeccable grammar through proficient web design.

  • LASAARE Institute - Hassan II University of Casablanca (2020 - 2020 ) Econometric Research Analyst

    • Spearheaded a 6-month project gathering raw data for constructing quantitative econometric research on micro‑finance institutions across ten Middle East and North African countries. • Analysed and strengthened the ability of 50 micro‑finance institutions (all with over 60,000 borrowers) to comply with financial controls and regulations. • Coordinated project management to develop financial sustainability strategies for over 50 microfinance institutions. Advocated for increased financial outreach to beneficiaries below the poverty line through performance-based benchmarks.

  • Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) - Irish Aid (2018 - 2019 ) Community Development & Education Specialist

    • Established the community development team for a 3-year inclusive education project across seven districts with a budget of €12.7 million. • Designed technical training for over 800 community leaders across 52 sub‑counties to provide the necessary tools to combat gender‑based violence. • Invented abuse reporting pathways through 7 Child Protection Committees made up of diverse stakeholders to streamline the processing of cases, increasing prosecution rates by 5%.

  • Merchants Quay Ireland: Homeless & Addiction Services (2016 - 2018 ) Donor Relations & Communications Officer

    • Designed creative fundraising strategies, including direct mail and digital fundraising, to increase revenues. Our small team raised €3,87 million in 2017. • Supervised a three-person team for revenue processing and customer relationship management (CRM) reporting (over 1,500 monthly donations) to validate revenue benchmarks (€250,000). • Cultivated and consolidated over 100 essential corporate and community partnerships (personally raised over €100,000 from these sources).