Joined the Board on 3 November 2020.
Audit Committee (Chair).
Patrick was Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees of Calisen plc, the FTSE 250 owner and manager of smart meters, until March 2021 when Calisen was taken private. Until September 2020 he was Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of Affinity Water Limited having been a Non-Executive Director there since 2013.
Patrick has significant senior international experience in investing in, and managing, infrastructure, as well as having worked extensively in the electricity and renewable energy sectors. His most recent executive role was that of Group Finance Director for John Laing Group plc from 2011 until his retirement in 2019. Prior to that he was Group Finance Director of Viridian Group PLC, the Northern Ireland based energy group from 2000 to 2006, before becoming Group Chief Executive from 2007 to 2011 after Viridian was taken private. Previously he was Group Treasurer for Powergen plc and spent nine years in investment banking with Barclays de Zoete Wedd and Hill Samuel, having graduated from Cambridge University and qualified as a chartered accountant with Peat Marwick (now KPMG).
Chair of Ecofin US Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc.