An accounting professional with more than 30 years of experience, Patrick is the EY Asia-Pacific Area Managing Partner. With his strong strategy and transactions and corporate finance experience, he has led numerous due diligence and IPOs for many emerging and fast-growing companies. He also spearheaded various growth initiatives and grew capabilities through strategic acquisitions, which brought key data analytics and cyber-security advisory capabilities.
Patrick has held a number of leadership roles in Asia-Pacific, supporting a range of companies from emerging, mid-sized and fast-growth companies to large, public organizations in Australia and Hong Kong, and globally, large private equity houses. He has also led account teams and business development and serves on the EY Global Investment Committee and the EY Asia-Pacific Area Operating Executive Committee.
Patrick earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of South Australia and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
How Patrick is building a better working world
"It’s my job to confirm we offer EY clients the full advantages of our experience and knowledge when they are doing business in the vast, diverse Asia-Pacific area. I am very focused on driving both our organic and inorganic growth across our APAC regions. Through the continual transformation of our business we are now much better placed to truly offer our clients a multi-faceted, holistic solution package which is beyond those offered by traditional accounting firms."