Patrick brings with him 20 years’ of international security experience. Having worked for the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, he built and lead a Big 4 Middle East cyber security and data privacy practice before taking a role as security advisory to a Dubai Government entity covering cyber, physical and geopolitical risk and resilience, and engaging on multilateral regional and international governmental levels.
He has provided advisory and policy development consulting in South East Asian and African developing markets as an independent advisor, working with Magic Circle law firms, strategy houses and central governmental agencies.
In 2017 he returned to Europe as a Partner to a Big 4 firm to establish and lead their European Cyber Centre of Excellence.
Patrick led the cyber strategy transformation for a Dubai government entity, winning the 2016 Institute for Risk Management (IRM) global cyber security strategy award. He has been involved with and supports several professional bodies in the cyber industry.