Patrick Boel is advisor and partner for companies, not-for-profit organizations, and public institutions in Western and Central Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus. He integrates professional, organizational, and strategy development in his work. In 1978, Boel started as a city planner and has gained a wide and international experience as entrepreneur, advisor, manager, trainer, developer, and director. He offers expertise in marketing, management, policy, capacity building, city rehabilitation, and property development. Age and experience enable him to see complex situations in a broader context in order to get to the essence. In his work he is inspiring, analytical, persevering, caring, and reliable.
Presently, Boel provides consultation and training to an international non-governmental organization in the field of water management and sanitation. He is also an advisor for a number of organizations in conflict resolution, art, and city rehabilitation.
The Conference theme “Outside the Comfort Zone” expresses his view on where we need to go to find solutions for the issues that challenge our global society.