Patrick is a marketing and communications executive and consultant with more than 25 years experience in the USA, Australia and Asia. He worked for AMP Capital for 10 years, Australia’s leading investment manager, rounding out his time there as Head of Marketing. He also headed up Marketing for Russell Investment’s US Advisor business, based in Seattle. He has consulted to multinational organizations on marketing, branding, communications and business development. He combines a passion and interest for the cutting edge of digital media and technology with a substantial background in traditional marketing and business strategy. He is an accomplished content creator, writer, presenter and filmmaker. During his time in the MCDM program, he was editor of Flip the Media. He has a keen interest in entrepreneurism and technology as a driver for social change and commercial success, particularly in the developing world.

Talk to Patrick about: Getting the most out of your time in the MCDM program; how to get involved with Flip the Media and other extracurricular activities; professional and career guidance in marketing and communications; thinking strategically about the shifting landscape of communications, media, marketing and content; working more effectively as an independent contractor and leveraging the CommLead student skill set; and moving from a different city/country to Seattle.