"As lead partner of The Shaftesbury Partnership, Patrick manages the overall business strategy, as well as engagement with the private sector and social investment market. He is Executive Director of FranchisingWorks, one of the first investees of Big Society Capital. He also directs a number of other Shaftesbury ventures including Opportunity Unlocked and the Social Business Partnership.
"Patrick is chairman of the Southwark Free School Trust and is non-executive director of the Grow Organisation, a social enterprise that engages individuals farthest from the labour market. Until March 2012 Patrick was also inaugural chairman of The Challenge Network, the leading provider of the government's National Citizen Service programme.
"Patrick has extensive experience in financial markets, social entrepreneurship and social investment. Prior to co-founding The Shaftesbury Partnership, he worked for nearly 20 years in the City, specialising in global fixed income and derivatives, and was a director of Lazard Brothers Asset Management.
"He read Mathematics at Queens’ College, Cambridge and has an MA in Middle East Studies from SOAS."
Resources and articles
- Shaftesbury Partnership Board, organizational web page, accessed March 18, 2013.