Geneva Team

The network of 13 National Offices across the globe is overseen by a team of four staff based in Geneva, who are supported by two regionally based operations consultants and a dedicated partner relations consultant.

PAT GLEESON

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Pat brings over 30 years of microfinance and banking experience gained from working throughout the world in Europe, Africa, South Asia, and the Middle East. He previously served as the Director of Operations at the Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance and has extensive experience in the establishment, management, governance, and capacity building of microfinance institutions. Pat has served on the Boards of a number of leading microfinance institutions and has successfully led and managed change across different cultures.

SOPHIE MAGRO-ERDOS

OFFICE MANAGER AND ASSISTANT TO THE MANAGING DIRECTOR

Sophie Magro-Erdos has a master's degree in Economics from the University of Geneva and a postgraduate degree in Global Economics and International Relations at the University of Chile in Santiago de Chile.Throughout her career, Sophie went through all that makes Geneva an international hub: trade of oil, luxury watches, and private banking. She has held various positions: Accountant, Production Assistant, and also Benefits and Compensation Manager in HR. Her large spectrum allows her to know and understand the ins and outs of trade, production, and human relations, all in an international and global context.

VICTORIA FELIU

FINANCE OFFICER

Victoria Feliu has a degree in Accounting from the Universidad del Tepeyac A.C. in Mexico City. Before joining ECLOF International in 2007, she occupied different positions with increasing responsibilities. She spent most of her professional life in Mexico City where she worked as Manager of Budget and Financial Information at Medica Sur Group and as Budget Manager at Oral B Laboratories. Having lived in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for 2 years, she also worked there for the Embassy of Argentina in the commercial and administrative section. She has over 20 years in finance experience.

BARBARA DOSWELL

Program Coordinator – Operations and Communication

Barbara Doswell as the program coordinator participates in the monitoring, analysis, and coordination of the work of the National Offices and she is responsible for the issue of communication material. She holds a master's degree in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. Strongly committed to working in the development sector and in a multicultural environment, Barbara brings to ECLOF International a broad experience from her previous work in both communications and project management with NGOs in Switzerland and the Dominican Republic.