Patrick Hynes is responsible for advancing Spencer Stuart’s leadership solutions and advises clients on a range of leadership, succession and culture issues. In addition, he works with clients in the professional services, technology, media & telecommunications and private equity sectors. Patrick serves on Spencer Stuart’s global board of directors and was previously the co-head of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and manager of Spencer Stuart’s London office.

Consulting and leadership experience

  • Prior to joining the firm, Patrick spent 20 years in a career spanning technology and management consultancy. He began his career designing semiconductors in the research laboratories of Philips in Eindhoven before spending three years at Robert Bosch in Germany.
  • After earning his MBA, Patrick joined Boston Consulting Group, where he spent five years focusing on strategic, operational and organisational assignments in the technology, industrial and healthcare sectors.
  • Patrick was chief executive officer of Blue Flag, the online services company owned by the law firm Linklaters. He also has held senior management positions in technology startups focusing on e-commerce and business process transformation.

Patrick holds a first-class engineering degree and an MSc in microelectronics from Trinity College in Dublin and has an MBA from INSEAD.

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