Patrick graduated with a BEng (hons) degree in Chemical Engineering and Fuel Technology from the University of Sheffield in 1978. He gained his Master of Business Administration degree from Henley Business School in England in 1997. He initially joined Chevron (formerly Unocal) in Indonesia in 1982. Patrick is responsible for Chevron’s business development, new ventures and hydrocarbon transportation and marketing initiatives to and in Turkey, with focus on the import of hydrocarbons from Chevron’s projects in Kurdistan Region of Iraq. He has held a number of petroleum engineering, operations and commercial management positions across the oil, gas, power and LNG sectors with increasing responsibilities, in Europe, United States, Middle East, and South East Asia.