Patrick is a fully engaged senior leader, ensuring his teams and programmes reflect a real focus on development, transparency, diversity and inclusion. He has led strategic programmes that are driving progress in BNY Mellon’s talent strategy for ethnic minority employees. He serves on the Executive Leadership Team of IMPACT, BNY Mellon’s multicultural business resource group and helped to co-found the group back in 2005. He is fully committed to driving talent opportunity within BNY Mellon and ensures that opportunities are tailored for diverse employees. Activities have included devising and leading the IMPACT Mentoring Program and the BNY Mellon Signature Leadership Forum (SLF), which is now global and has a critical role in furthering ethnic minority diversity and inclusion. Externally, Patrick is a member of the Board of Directors of United Neighborhood Houses of New York, and serves as chairman of the Investment Committee of the New York City Mission Society. He is a mentor to numerous financial services leaders from ethnic minority backgrounds, both on a formal and informal basis. He has been honoured by a variety of institutions for his work in ethnic minority inclusion, including being named by Harlem YMCA as a ‘Black Achiever in Industry’.