Past President of Dundalk Chamber of Commerce. Head of Department of Engineering Trades and Civil Engineering in Dundalk Institute of Technology. Originally from Dundalk, Pat grew up in a local retail business and studied engineering.
Worked in civil engineering design, construction and project management. Experience with small and large enterprises, local authorities, and private practice and most recently in education and training. Closely involved with industry and professionals in the manufacturing, construction and exporting businesses for over twenty-five years.