As OBG’s Managing Editor for the Middle East and Asia, Patrick oversees research
and production of the group’s broad suite of business intelligence products across
the dynamic and varied markets of the Gulf and Asia-Pacific. At the same time, he
is instrumental in developing new content ideas and features that reflect the
dynamism in high-potential markets across these regions and the growing
appetite for actionable intelligence and advisory services on the opportunities
within.
A graduate in Political Studies from the University of Leeds, Patrick
was an award-winning national newsroom journalist before gravitating
towards business writing and economic research on emerging markets.
Having gained valuable experience across four continents, Patrick has conducted insightful interviews with an
array of presidents, senior ministers, central bankers and top executives on the pertinent issues facing their
markets, as well as being a regular speaker, moderator and panelist at international events and a contributor to
regional newspapers.
His personal research interests include inclusive growth, the future of work, the rise of China and its impact on
global trade dynamics and investment flows, and the potential to expand business ties between the Middle East
and South-east Asia.