Patrick DunneChair at Boardelta, EY Foundation, ESSA
Patrick is an experienced Chair and serial social entrepreneur who has extensive experience of working with boards in Europe, Asia and North America. He is currently Chairman of board consultancy Boardelta, the charities The EY Foundation and ESSA- Education Sub Saharan Africa as well as Chair of the oversight board for the Chartered Management Consultant. Patrick is also a trustee of the Chartered Management Institute and a former chairman of smart materials business D3O and member of the advisory boards of Bridges Social Entrepreneurs Fund and the FT NED club
His executive experience includes 26 years in a variety of investment and management roles with 3i Group plc where, until 2012, he was Communications Director, a member of its Operating committee and Chairman of its Operational Risk forum.
The author of “Boards” and three other successful books on the subject, he has helped to establish many successful courses on board skills over the last twenty years and helped Chairman across a wide range of sectors to transform the effectiveness of their boards. Today he provides this service through Boardelta.