Workplace Investigator & Trainer
PhilosophyIn a word: People
Patrick has been involved in training, audit, health and safety management for over 30 years. Regardless of the managed systems that organizations have in place, people and their behaviours are the key to success. Treating people with respect, honesty and clarity helps to unpack interpersonal conflict that leads to manageable resolution strategies.
Patrick has worked with numerous organizations and has developed a rapport with municipalities, unions and emergency services such as firefighters.
Rotman Human Resources Executive Program: University of Toronto, Certified Human Resource Leader (CHRL), Board Chair: Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Peel/Dufferin
Patrick has held a variety of management positions in Leadership & Training, Corporate Audit, Occupational Health & Safety, and Wellness.
As a facilitator and educator Patrick has been able to communicate to students at George Brown and Sheridan College’s (Access Employment) the key elements of a strong internal system that meet the fiscal needs of an organization and the growing legal duty of care expected by evolving Provincial standards.
Patrick has over thirty years’ experience in a variety of roles within Human Resources. As a Certified Human Resources Leader Patrick has enjoyed a diverse career within the utility sector. He has held positions in Leadership & Training, Audit, Health and Safety, and Wellness. His depth and appreciation for a managed system approach to employee health (mental and physical) has developed over his working career, culminating in a senior leadership role that actively addressed health, strategies for a multi-site, provincial organization.
Patrick’s commitment to mental health extends into the service of his community. Patrick is a Board of Director (Chair) for Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Peel/Dufferin.
An interesting tidbit
Patrick volunteers at several community based organizations in Dufferin County. As an avid cyclist Patrick has toured several provinces from coast to coast. When he is not on his bike he is managing a mild to moderate golf addiction with golf lessons and an erasure for his scorecard.