Patrick is a graduate of Ulster University having originally studied Media Studies at Coleraine and then Marketing at Jordanstown.   His career began with local companies Audio Processing Technology and Andor Technology, before returning to his alma mater with Nanotec NI, a joint centre of nanotechnology between Ulster and Queen’s University.  He then spent a number of years in Singapore, again working with a number of companies in the scientific imaging and audio processing sectors before returning to Belfast in 2014.

Outside of work Patrick is a huge football fan and is both a coach and PRO at south Belfast club Rosario YFC.