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Fergal Turner

Fergal Turner is a consultant with Itad’s Education theme. Fergal has experience working in education both in the classroom as well as in designing and managing the implementation of education projects in a development setting.

Prior to joining Itad, Fergal worked as Director of Operations for Exponential Education, a community-based organisation in Ghana, focused on the design and delivery of social impact education programs, as well as working with CSOs and government bodies to mainstream gender and social issues in education. Previously he worked as education coordinator for the Refugee Youth Service, developing education support services for unaccompanied minors in refugee camps and services in Northern France.

Fergal has an M.Sc. in Education studies from KU Leuven and focused his studies on evaluating the impact of education policy and how to develop policies to support the reintegration of refugees and youth in post-conflict countries.

Nationality: British and Irish
Languages: English (fluent), German (good), French (Basic), Arabic (basic)
Country Experience:

Belgium, France, Ghana, Tanzania, Vietnam, Zambia


2015 - 2017
MSc. Education Studies
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
2009 - 2012
BA. Applied Psychology
University College Cork


2018 - present
Itad Ltd.

2017 - 2018
Director of Operations
Exponential Education, Ghana

2016 - 2017
Student Education Consultant
Studio Zambia, Zambia and Belgium

Education Coordinator
Refugee Youth Service, France

2014 - 2015
Infanterix, Germany

2012 - 2013
ESL Teacher
Major English Centre