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.
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 Fellow of the Institute of Strategic Risk Management, a certified Six Sigma™ Green Belt, an ISO 27001 Implementer and has passed the ITIL® V3 Foundation Certificate.