Patrick Gardner is a collaborative campaign manager and strategy consultant who brings more than 15 years’ experience across government, major corporates and not-for-profits to the role of General Manager, Stakeholder Engagement.
His diverse skillset includes stakeholder engagement and advocacy; community engagement; strategy development and implementation planning; and environmental regulation and assessment.
Patrick has worked for several global professional services firms, primarily in Deloitte’s Perth Consulting practice.
For more than a decade, Patrick led projects within Western Australia and nationality across a wide array of sectors including resources, health care and the public sector. He also spent two years as an economic adviser to former leader of the opposition Eric Ripper.
During this period, Patrick was also elected as a Councillor for the City of Belmont, where he served as Chairperson of the Audit and Risk Committee, and held board positions with various not-for-profits.
Immediately prior to joining ReGen Strategic, Patrick was WA Campaigns Manager for the Wilderness Society, overseeing campaigning and organising activities to protect globally significant ecosystems from deforestation, land clearing and fossil fuels.
Patrick holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Notre Dame, along with a Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting from the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia.
In his spare time, Patrick is a history buff, a political nerd, a cricket tragic and a tragic cricketer. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters, their dog Eddy and cat Cookie.