Patrick is a highly experienced corporate affairs director who has worked in the sector for nearly 30 years.
He has developed an unrivalled track record of protecting and enhancing corporate reputation. He has held senior leadership positions, both permanent and interim, encompassing agency, not-for-profit and in-house: his leadership roles have included Burson-Marsteller, London First, Unilever, Reed Elsevier, Balfour Beatty, Gala Coral and Thomson Reuters.
Working at boardroom level as a strategic counsellor in global businesses, dealing with multiple stakeholders and navigating complex matrix environments, Patrick’s experience spans public affairs, campaigning, media relations, issues and crisis management, internal communications, digital communications and corporate reporting.
A former Trustee of the Whitehall & Industry Group, Patrick read law at Trinity College, Oxford.