Patrick earned an MBA in marketing at Cass Business School in 1992 and holds a BA in English & Philosophy from Manchester University.
He is a board member of the British-Irish Association and co-founded AlumNI, the past pupils association for all integrated schools in Northern Ireland. He has advised the Royal Court, Royal Shakespeare and Young Vic Theatre Companies.
His current clients include Cairn, Chrysaor, Saipem, Saudi Aramco, Subsea7 and Vitol. In addition to energy and resources, Patrick has helped build the firm’s expertise in the transport and media sectors.
It is a little over a month since oil and gas companies announced FY19 results and set budgets for 2020. Since then COVID-19 has been declared a global pandemic, OPEC+ failed to agree new output restrictions, and oil prices have fallen by 50%.
By Simon Maine
30 March 2020
Over the last decade, oil companies had to adapt to a dramatically lower commodity price environment. At the start of a new decade, IOCs are being challenged to adapt again. This time the challenge is more strategic: how do oil and gas companies navigate their way through the energy transition?
By Patrick Handley
20 February 2020
Resilience was the dominant theme from the second quarter earnings calls held by the large integrated oil and gas companies: resilience of the balance sheet to volatile oil prices and weak gas prices; resilience of operating assets following some unplanned outages; and resilience of the portfolio to the challenges of the energy transition.
By William Medvei
12 August 2019