Patrick has worked in Business Continuity and Security consultancy since 2003 when he joined Olive Security, one of the UK’s leading security consultancies. He subsequently spent 3 years as a Senior Consultant at Needhams 1834 Ltd where he provided Business Continuity consultancy and training for a wide range of blue-chip businesses and public sector organisations. He specialises in Risk Modelling, Business Continuity training and Disaster Recovery solutions. As well as his role in Cambridge Risk Solutions, Patrick is Chairman of British Weight Lifting.
Before embarking on a career in Business Continuity Management, Patrick had a varied career including various project and line management roles in the engineering industry and serving as an Infantry Officer in the British Army. He holds an MA in Natural Sciences/Computer Science from Cambridge University; an MSc in Optoelectronic and Laser Devices from St Andrews University; an MBA from the Institute of Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland; and a PhD from Nottingham University Business School. He is also a Member of the Business Continuity Institute, a certified Six Sigma™ Green Belt, an ISO 27001 Implementer and has passed the ITIL® V3 Foundation Certificate.