Patrick is a World Bank trained Business Consultant, Assessor, Certified Coach and Trainer and Trainer of Trainers. He has worked under the umbrella of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).
As a graduate of Urban and Regional Planning, he is also member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN), Council member of the Nigeria Institute of Training and Development (NITAD) and President of Seaside Toastmasters International and has been described as “the quintessential concept-to-market person.”
He is a Business Strategist with over a decade of experience. His business experience extends to the creation and broad understanding of effective business models, ‘intrapreneurship’, entrepreneurship and business start-ups. He has led and meaningfully contributed to projects in industries including banking, aviation, mortgages, real estate, education, oil & gas, manufacturing, telecoms, media and the public sector.
These successfully completed engagements, including those concerned with Organizational Effectiveness, Business Strategy Development, Business Planning, Feasibility Studies, Organization Restructuring, Business Process Re-engineering, Design & Implementation of Performance Management Systems and Capacity Building, to name just a few, provide a robust wealth of experience for him to draw from in his work at PPLD.
Patrick has extensive experience as a trainer, mentor, coach, motivator, and facilitator. Today, in addition to the work he performs for PPLD, he consults and acts as a resource for the Enterprise Development Centre of the Pan African University, Lagos (EDC); Kaduna Business School (KBS), the Abuja Enterprise Agency along with a host of organizations and start-ups.
His past experience includes being a highly regarded resource on federal government projects like Grooming Enterprise Leaders (GEL), Youth Enter-prise With Innovation in Nigeria (YOUWIN), the DFID business and market development project for Growing Employment in States (GEMS1&2) , for the Meat & Leather sector, and for the Construction & Real Estate sectors.