Patrick is an experienced Human Resources Manager/HR Business Partner with a successful track record of working in strategic regional government, university, and hospitality sectors.
Patrick’s early career was spent in the hospitality industry managing catering establishments. He moved into the world of human resources initially as a training officer delivering training for front line staff and running management development programmes. Following a promotion, he became a Regional Personnel Manager in the north of England before moving back into training in the retail motor industry. Patrick returned to the hospitality industry as a Personnel Manager before moving into higher education just at the time the polytechnics were permitted to become universities. He spent 9 years in higher education with the final four years as Head of Personnel at the University of Bedfordshire. In 2000 he moved to the newly created Greater London Authority as a Human Resources Manager. He helped to set up the HR department and was instrumental in establishing the terms and conditions of employment and employment policies for the GLA. In 2005 he transformed the GLA’s pay and grading system. Patrick has always had a keen eye for data and has published employee data at the GLA since 2001. In 2016, ahead of the gender pay reporting regime Patrick produced and published the GLA’s first gender pay gap report. He also coordinated the publication of the gender pay gap reports for TfL, Met Police, and London Fire Brigade. Patrick also produced the GLA’s first ethnicity pay gap report in 2017 and has worked with the EHRC and CIPD on some of the thinking around ethnicity pay gap reporting. Patrick was seconded to work with Gapsquare in a business development role. Gapsquare Pro is a software application enabling organisations to deliver their gender/ethnicity pay gaps in four easy steps.
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