Patrick joined Hestia as CEO in March 2002 from Centrepoint, where he had managed services, development and statutory income. Since 2002 Hestia has grown from a £4 million West London agency to a pan-London £24 million turnover provider of a range of services, while retaining its focus on its service users.

Patrick has significant governance experience and has been trustee of a number of local, London wide and National agencies. Patrick has chaired a range of provider fora and has also been a co-opted to sit on Local Authority Oversight and Scrutiny committees.  Patrick is a UKCP registered psychoanalytic psychotherapist and a NUI graduate.