LLB, B.Com, Grad Dip Applied Finance, MBA
Mr O’Brien is managing director of Patrick O’Brien & Associates and a director of Red Rock Leisure, The Water & Carbon Group and O’Brien Capital.
Mr O’Brien has over 25 years’ business experience in Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia and the US including as an executive director with Macquarie Group where he led teams in corporate finance (Melbourne 1996-2005) and private equity (London 2005-2009). In this latter role Mr O’Brien was responsible for Macquarie’s controlling stakes in, and chaired, large unlisted groups European Directories and National Grid Wireless.
Prior to Macquarie, Mr O’Brien was a strategy consultant with McKinsey & Company and a lawyer with Minter Ellison.