Patrick is Associate Professor of Public Policy at Queen Mary, University of London, and Director of the Mile End Institute.
He was formerly Gwilym Gibbon Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford. He is a Visiting Fellow at Kellogg College, Oxford and an Associate Member of Nuffield College. Patrick is a trustee of the Dartington Service Design Lab and the Prisoners’ Education Trust. He sits on the Board of the Campaign for Social Science.
Patrick held a number of senior posts in British central government between 2000 and 2010 and was formerly Head of Policy Planning in 10 Downing Street. He was a Local Councillor in the London Borough of Southwark from 2010 to 2014.