Pat started his career in the City with Orme & Eykyn (Stockbrokers) in 1971. He moved to Parrish Stockbrokers in 1976, where he became Director of Operations, including responsibility for all Administrative functions. He then moved to First Equity Limited (Equity – Inter Dealer Broker) as Head of Operations, Compliance & HR.

In 1999, he moved to Eden Financial (Stockbrokers, Wealth Management & Asset Management) where he held the role of Group Board Director and COO of Eden Financial, overseeing IT, Operations. He remained there for 14 years, leaving following the sale of its businesses.

Pat has operated as a consultant, advising clients on operational systems and process issues in financial trading businesses