Patrick is a social entrepreneur. Believing in the principle of ‘doing good is good business’ he has invested in and is part of a number of successful social enterprises in South Africa including The Indalo Project; Streetwires Artist Collective; Kwalapa Organic Wholefoods Centre; Billboard Information Services & African Manga.

Patrick is the founder of Thundafund,  South Africa’s premier crowdfunding and mentorship support platform for innovation and creative industries. He is also CEO of BackaBuddy, South Africa’s premier cause and activism donations crowdfunding platform.

Patrick talks and consults regularly on social entrepreneurship and has won a number local and international awards. He also regularly speaks – both locally and internationally – on disruptive financial instruments, entrepreneurship and social enterprise.