American Biogas Council
Patrick has led the American Biogas Council since its creation in early 2010 when 22 companies came together to form a new biogas organization. Patrick co-led the formal creation of the ABC in close coordination with these companies, laying the foundation for the first U.S. biogas trade association dedicated to building business in biogas and anaerobic digestion. In its first year, the ABC grew to over 60 companies and by the end of the second, over 140. In 2011, the Board of Directors elected Patrick to serve as Executive Director where he continues today. He provides guidance to the Board of Directors and with his staff, manages the activities of the American Biogas Council. Patrick is a member for the Canadian Standards Association Technical Committee for Digester/Landfill/Biogas Generation & Utilization an Advisory Committee for the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy and the Transportation Advisory Committee for the American Council On Renewable Energy.
Patrick has over 12 years of clean energy, engineering and marketing experience mostly through Technology Transition Corporation (TTC), which provides ABC's staff and management. As Vice President and COO of TTC, Patrick has managed trade associations focused on hydrogen, fuel cells and solar energy and served a variety of technical, communications and management roles within them. Patrick holds a Bachelor of Arts in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College.