Patrick joined SSP in April 2022 as Group CEO. He previously spent 14 years as Group CEO of Greencore Group plc, a leading producer of convenience foods in the UK and Ireland, having joined in 2006 as CFO. Prior to Greencore, he worked for nine years at McKinsey & Company in Europe and North America, latterly as Managing Partner for Ireland. Patrick serves as a non-executive director of Glanbia plc and Core Media. He was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University (earning an M.Phil and D.Phil in Management Studies) and holds a B.Comm (First Class) from University College Cork.