Patrick founded his first manufacturing business in 1993, and sold it to a corporate body in 2001. As part of the sale he took the role of General Manager to focus on his key areas of interest; training, development and interpersonal communication.

Since 2003 Patrick has continued his post graduate education in the areas of organizational behaviour, communication skills and maintaining a competitive advantage. In 2010 Patrick co-founded In The Moment, a consulting and coaching business that focusses on a soft skill based behavioural change framework for large and small businesses. Patrick also runs a session on the Masters Programme in Sports Directorship at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School and is Clinical Supervisor to the Chairmen of the Manufacturers Alliance.