Patrick is GOGLA’s Head of Policy and Regional Strategy. He is an experienced economic and trade development professional with over 15 years’ experience in the public and private sector conducting private sector development, investment and trade promotion and support.
Prior to joining GOGLA, Patrick was embedded by the International Finance Corporation with the Kenya Private Sector Alliance to drive reform efforts to improve the business climate in Kenya and in the East African Community. He has previously served as the Technical Advisor to the Kenya Cabinet Secretary for East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism and as a Senior Advisor for Monitoring and Evaluation with USAID Power Africa. Patrick spent 7 years with the US State of Maryland’s Department of Business and Economic Development and with the World Trade Center in Atlanta.
He holds an MBA and a Master of Science in International Business from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from Egerton University in Kenya. Born and raised in Kenya, Patrick speaks English and Swahili.