Meet Fran Greaney
Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Fran Greaney is a Principal at Deloitte Consulting LLP, where he serves as a Lead Client Service Partner and is also responsible for leading the Economic and Public Sector Reform practice within the Emerging Markets Segment.
Fran has more than 20 years experience in providing assistance to more than two dozen countries in the design and implementation of fiscal reform programs, including tax policy, tax administration, intergovernmental finance, and customs reform. He has substantial experience in fiscal reform throughout the Eastern European region, having led a civilian foreign aid agency-sponsored review of fiscal reform in Central and Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States. This involved a review of fiscal reform of eight countries in the region, the development of a database of fiscal indicator for the 24 countries in the region, and a region-wide conference attended by officials from 24 of the 26 countries in the region to disseminate the findings. This conference was hosted by the U.S. government agency primarily responsible for administering civilian foreign aid, and included participation by more than 100 Government officials from the region, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the European Union (EU), Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, U.S. Treasury, and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
Fran also has been responsible for designing and implementing tax reform projects in several of other countries including Guatemala, Sri Lanka, India, Tanzania, and Trinidad and Tobago, with particular emphasis on design and implementation of value-added taxes. His prior experience also includes leading the Latin American Public Sector practice work at the World Bank’s Latin American and Caribbean Division and for the Instituto para el Desarrollo Hondureno.
Fran has a proven track record managing and working with multiple donor organizations. In addition to his recent work with USAID, he has also managed an EU Technical Aid to the Commonwealth of Independent States-funded project in Russia; a Department for International Development-funded macroeconomic advisor project for the Government of Serbia; an Asian Development Bank-funded project on state level Value Added Tax in India; a public sector reform project funded directly by the Government of Jordan; and a property taxation project for the government of the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Fran graduated from St. Joseph’s University in 1981 with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a certificate in Latin American Studies, which included studies conducted at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. He went on to receive his Master’s of Public Policy in International Development at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.