Introduction to GDSI

Established in 1991, GDSI is now one of Ireland’s most respected international development consulting companies, with an outstanding record of success in delivering sustainable solutions to economic, social and institutional problems in developing and emerging economies.






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  • GDSI Limited has been welcomed as a member of the United Nations Global Compact, the world\'s largest corporate responsibility initiative with over 8,000 business and non-business participants in 135 countries. As a member of the Global Compact we commit to the ten principles of the initiative, which are as follows:Human RightsPrinciple 1: Business...
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  • Our media centre contains a series of reflective pieces that draw on our experience of international development. Here, you will find podcast interviews with leading thinkers in international development and other opinion pieces produced by GDSI staff and associates.
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  • Managing Director

    With Master’s Degree in Economics from UCD and expertise in regional development, tourism, macro-economics, eGovernment, eLearning, etc

  • Director

    With MA in Public Policy from Maxwell School, Syracuse University, NY, Olga’s expertise is in regional/ local development, public administration, organisational development, capacity building, civil society development, etc.

  • Project Manager

    With MSc in Business and Entrepreneurship from DIT and a post-graduate management diploma from the UCD Smurfit Graduate Business School, Nick is specialising in business development, education reform, eGovernment and aid effectiveness.

  • Head of FWCs Department

    Anna holds Degrees in Education and Accountancy, and is responsible for the management of GDSI Framework Contracts Department.

  • International Project Officer

    Hannah holds a Bachelor Degree in Civil Law International with French. She has a particular interest in the areas of human rights, equality and gender mainstreaming.

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