Patrick joined the MTC in 2021 with 25 years’ experience leading IT functions in international Engineering and Manufacturing businesses.
The majority of that time was spent in the automotive industry, first with Ford Europe and then General Motors Europe. As well leading teams providing IT solutions for Engineering, Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales and Service functions, Patrick managed the integration of the Saab and Daewoo acquisitions and the Eastern Europe and Russia operations, as well as holding the GM UK and Ireland CIO position for 3 years.
In 2015 he joined the multinational industrial business IMI plc as Divisional CIO, and in 2018 moved to Office Depot Europe, where as CIO he led a major transformation of the online office supplies distributor.
Patrick has Masters degrees in Engineering from Oxford University and Computer Integrated Manufacturing from Cranfield University.