Patrick acts as an advisor to, and invests in, startup and growth companies. Amongst his roles he was chair of IMC Worldwide, a consultancy with a turnover of over £50M, until their recent sale. As chair, he helped build JustAccounts, a Software as a Service accounting company. He was on the Advisory Board of the Liaison Financial Services Group who helps the NHS save money to spend more on heath outcomes using their technology. He was a non-exec director of Finch Consulting, a specialist engineering consultancy, until their successful management buyout.
Patrick spent over 20 years in management and technology consultancy with PA Consulting Group, ultimately as the Global Head of IT Consulting and Executive Director on PA’s International Board, responsible for all consulting operations and a half dozen or so venture companies. PA is a management and technology consulting group with around 2,000 staff in 20 countries turning over around £400 million per annum. Prior to this he managed software development teams with British Telecom.