Patrick is an enthusiastic and effective Development Manager responsible for promoting The Competency Group’s services worldwide.  As such, Patrick is often the public face of the company, promoting our services at numerous conferences, workshops, tradeshows and presentations. Patrick is responsible for business and sales development through, identifying, qualifying and closing new opportunities through relationship building. He has over 10 years of experience in business development and has been responsible for sales and promotion in industries such as competency-based learning, telecommunications and entertainment.

In addition to his business development skills, Patrick is an effective communicator and facilitator that excels at public presentations.  Patrick’s ability to quickly assess an existing business culture allows him to identify measures or processes that will lead to a more economically-efficient manner of doing business. Patrick has lived and worked abroad and is fluent in English and Portuguese.

Patrick holds a Master of Arts in Bioethics and Health Care Law from the University of Manchester, a Bachelor of Arts degree with first class standing from the University of Prince Edward Island, and is now completing his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Birmingham.  Patrick is also certified in DACUM Facilitation from the Ohio State University.