Patrick is recently retired, having been a solicitor in London for many years, specialising in taxation and commercial work in his own practice and latterly with a large London and Reading firm.

He became a Governor in 2010 and is a member of the Finance and General Purpose committee. One of his 3 children attended Chesham Preparatory School, leaving in 2002.

Patrick extends his charitable work to being a trustee of a charity which finances and manages an educational project in India set up by his Chesham Preparatory School son 6 years ago.