Chief Executive Officer of Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership
As CEO, Paddy has overall responsibility for the operation of the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise partnership (SWLEP), which has a focus on economic growth and business productivity in Swindon and Wiltshire.
A highly-experienced local government director working with three local authorities, Paddy was Director of Education and Head of Economy, Skills and Property Development at Swindon Borough Council before taking up the role at the SWLEP.
Paddy has a wide range of experience in the public and private sectors, working as a business analyst and system designer and running his own companies. He also spent over 20 years in education as a teacher, headteacher and education inspector. He is a member of a number of Boards for voluntary groups.