Paddy has over 25 years international leadership experience in Operations, Supply Chain & Strategic Management, he has held senior roles in Ireland, the UK & the USA in the airline, FMCG & IT industry sectors. He is currently the owner & Managing Partner of Barr Performance Coaching. His clients are predominantly senior leaders in both domestic and international enterprises ranging in scale from Micro SMEs to major multi-nationals. Prior to taking on his current role Patrick was a Senior Director at Microsoft with responsibility for leading a major operating model change program. Previously in Microsoft he had responsibility for leading the Global OEM physical & digital Supply Chain Team. Prior to joining Microsoft Patrick attained an MBA from University College Dublin and held senior Supply Chain and Procurement management positions in Diageo and British Airways. He is passionate about leadership development and performance management and has attained post graduate qualifications in Business Mentoring and Leadership Coaching. He is a member of the Enterprise Ireland Mentor Panel, a faculty member of the Irish Management Institute, and a member of The European Mentoring & Coaching Council. He is an International Coaching Federation certified coach and joined the board of the ISPCC in July 2016. His book “The Successful Career Toolkit” was published by Kogan Page in 2019.