Mr. Patrick has over eighteen years of rich corporate experience in leading Multi-National and National corporates in various managerial capacities. Prior to his joining in JIM, he headed a Bharathidasan University, affiliated Institute offering management courses. A doctorate in Management, his thesis on the impact of foreign direct investment on important macroeconomic factors was well appreciated. He teaches Managerial Economics, Strategy, and Marketing verticals. His major areas of interest are social entrepreneurship and developing distribution methodologies for SME FMCG companies. He has been teaching in JIM for the last 14 years and presently Dean - Academics. An expert in the field of marketing/sales, Dr. Patrick has immensely contributed to the holistic development of the students.