As an Aerospace Engineer, Patrick has gained a diverse breadth of experience having worked across the globe in a range of complex multi-national projects, creating an eclectic group of wonderful friends and colleagues in the process. With a desire to return the investment of his lived experiences and knowledge back into the businesses community, Patrick established Quintessential to focus on empowering people and working with them to build resilience to the uncertainty and rapid changes in our world.
Patrick and his team has a proven track record in delivering strategic change, business growth and reform outcomes for Defence, Federal & State Government and Local Councils. More recently, the Quintessential team has been helping with the development of First Nations ‘on-country’ initiatives involving community resilience, environmental sustainability and business growth.
Patrick has over 25 years of experience as an Executive Coach, Consultant & Corporate Educator, specialising in Systems Thinking approach. He utilises practical techniques to enable leaders, managers and team members to unlock their potential through a mind-set shift, which makes it possible to operate effectively in the grey space of decision-making. By disrupting conventional patterns of thinking, Patrick helps his clients to see and act in different ways, revealing new possibilities that are otherwise unavailable in the status quo.
Patrick is a Sessional Academic, Corporate Educator and an Executive Coach at the QUT Graduate School of Business. He is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds Non-Executive Director and Chairman roles for several Not-For-Profit organisations.