Patrick joined the IPA in 2016 and he leads on IPA's policy and research work.

He previously worked as director of research at Survation, a market research and polling organisation, where he was responsible for the overseeing of major projects of quantitative and qualitative research for major businesses, charities and political campaigns. He has also worked at the think tank CentreForum, where he co-authored two research papers on employee empowerment and employee ownership.

At the IPA, Patrick's work includes planning, managing and delivering the IPA's research projects, focused on the future of the workplace, employee engagement and social partnership. These are carried out with a variety of clients from trade unions, and public sector organisations to private companies and other charities.

In 2017 Patrick published "Mind over Machines", a major research publication for Acas looking at the links between technology and employment relations, and he has since spoken at a number of events around the UK on this subject.

Patrick's work also includes editing the IPA e-bulletin and maintaining the website and social media presence. His role includes providing research support for the IPA's consultancy work and delivering the IPA's policy responses.

Patrick holds a MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Magdalen College Oxford.

Contact Patrick: » [email protected]