Patrick is an experienced assurance partner who currently serves a wide variety of large/listed to medium sized clients in the consumer markets industry. By working on large listed audit engagements, Patrick has gained a thorough understanding of how effective audit committee’s work as well as on the reporting and communication requirements of the JSE. Patrick was promoted to partner at Arthur Anderson South Africa on September 1, 1996, having just turned 31. Patrick became a partner of KPMG when the South African Arthur Anderson practice was acquired by KPMG in June 2002. Patrick played a key role in ensuring that all of his Arthur Anderson clients moved to KPMG other than for a few international clients which were required to follow to their parent firm’s new auditors.