Pat is a highly experienced leader with a 32-year career in the Australian Special Operations Command. Rising to the rank of Regimental Sergeant Major before commissioning as a Captain, he served extensively in the 1st and 2nd Commando Regiments and held leadership positions at the Platoon, Company, and Regimental level.
Pat has experience in complex operating environments, having been deployed on multiple tours in Afghanistan and East Timor, and has held every enlisted command role up to Company Sergeant Major in Tactical Assault Group – East. He is a skilled instructor with extensive experience in bringing together specialised teams to deliver high-quality training to both enlisted and officer ranks.
As a mentor and coach, Pat brings a wealth of leadership, command, and operational experience to those he has the privilege to train and instruct.