Patrick has enjoyed a successful career across a number of industries including an extended period of time at the Australian Defence Force.

Currently, Pat is a company director and sits on a number of primarily NFP Boards and committees, especially in areas of governance and strategy.

He is recognised as a ‘trusted advisor’, resulting in recent engagements with various government agencies, as well as appointment to industry councils and companies.

He was one of the driving forces to put in the first synthetic turf at a community hockey club in WA, where he also ran the turf operations for a number of years. As a result, Pat was recognised with Life Membership of Melville City Hockey Club in 2011.

Patrick joined the Hockey Western Australia Board in 2013, his experience eventually saw him serve as Vice President for a period of time before joining the Hockey Australia Board of Directors.