Pats professional work in nature spans four decades, beginning as a gardener/woodsman in 1979. He has worked extensively in horticulture, conservation, forestry, tree surgery and woodland management.
Over the years Pat has developed and run a number of diverse, expansive eco therapeutic projects; integrating his working background with wilderness skills and bush craft, creative crafts such as green woodworking, carving, environmental, art /craft and folklore. This has included the resettlement of former long term prison offenders and 10 years with the NHS as an Eco Instructor/ Therapist.
Since 2008 Pat has continued to lead the development and delivery of accredited therapeutic/ educational outdoor learning at Moulsecoomb Forest Garden