Pat is a consultant to many of the world’s most successful companies and to charities and voluntary organisations. He has honorary chairs at City University London and the University of Surrey and is a Professor at Central St. Martins, Brunel University London and CEDIM in Mexico. Pat formerly had chairs at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Leeds. He has won many professional awards and has written several books. He was an advisor to the UK government from 2000 until 2010.