Patrick is currently a Creative Director at McCann Melbourne, a position he's held since 2011. Patrick graduated from the highly respected Swinburne Institute of Technology before stints at Clemenger BBDO, McCann and JWT in Australia.
In 2013 Patrick was honoured by the Advertising Age USA as the worlds No.1 Creative Director, and Art Director. He is also the only Australian Creative Director and Art Director to have had work awarded by TED.
Patrick's work has been recognised with over 260 awards at international creative festivals with 32 Cannes Lions, including 5 Cannes Grand Prix's and 18 Cannes Gold Lions, a 'One Show - Best of Show' and 6 Gold One Show Pencils, 16 D&AD's including the inaugural 'Best Agency D&AD Pencil', the prestigious Black D&AD Pencil and 5 Gold D&AD Pencils, 7 Webby Awards, 3 Effie Awards, a Grand Prix at the New York Festival Awards, 3 Gold Clio's, 31 London International Awards including Best Agency, 3 Grand Prix's, 15 Gold and 12 Silver, 7 Spikes Asia Grand Prix's, the 'Grand Lotus' at AdFest, 23 ADMA's including the ADMA Grand Prix and 10 Gold's. These awards have recognised excellence across Film, Integrated, Effectiveness, Direct, PR, Outdoor, Print, Media, Cyber, Viral, Radio and Digital categories.
Patrick actively supports his industry as a Sirens Award Judge, an AWARD School judge, Gold Member and tutor, an Australian Direct Marketing Association judge and a Melbourne Advertising & Design Club mentor. Patrick also presents at creative workshops, seminars and media events.
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