Pat has held a number of executive and governance positions including as a director and Chief Executive of Public Trust. He is a Past President of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants and has held banking roles in New Zealand, Japan and Australia. Pat was chair of Learning State Limited a Crown Owned Company and has supported a number of organisations as Interim Chief Executive including Queen Elizabeth II National Trust and more lately New Zealand Land Search and Rescue (LandSAR). Pat is a past chair of Diabetes New Zealand; was a Governor for Rotary International in 2007/08 and is a Rotary International Trainer; is chair of Te Tumu Paeroa Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee of Te Puni Kokiri, was previously a member of the New Zealand Treasury and Parliamentary Services Risk and Audit Committees, a Deputy Chair of a Complaints Assessment Committee of the Real Estate Agents Authority. He was NZ Council Chair and a director on the Australasian Board of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) and is the Immediate Past President of the Wellington Justices of the Peace Association as well as a Judicial Justice of the Peace.