Pat has more than 25 years of public relations, issues management, community consultation and marketing experience. He founded MPC in 1987 after leaving the State Government where he was a Director in the Premier’s Department, responsible for Government Advertising and Marketing Campaigns. Pat has also had appointments as the Queensland General Manager for J Walter Thompson Advertising and John Singleton Advertising. He has worked with and provided strategic counsel for significant projects for clients including Lend Lease, South Bank Corporation, Multiplex, Sun-Water, Stanwell, Clayton Utz and McCaffertys. Pat is a former journalist, with past appointments including roles at The Courier-Mail, Australian Associated Press and the ABC in Canberra. He has also worked as a political correspondent and as a television reporter in Canberra.
Undergraduate Arts/Law Degree – University of Queensland
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Strategic Communications Management
Provision of ‘out of the box’ ideas and advice