Experienced design thinking facilitator and SME expert
Patrick Joseph has a passion for people and possibilities. He loves the opportunity to combine individual talent and giftings with business opportunities to build successful and sustainable companies. He is passionate about the strategic planning & definition of core values that build an organization. His practical and Hands-on approach is the key to his problem solving ability. Patrick has 10 years working experience in senior management roles in SMEs and start-up companies in Malaysia and Singapore ranging from satellite based learning technologies, mobile phone systems to branding and video production.
Patrick has 10 years working experience in senior management roles in SMEs and start up companies in Malaysia and Singapore ranging from satellite based learning technologies, mobile phone systems to branding and video production. Prior to joining the world of SMEs, he worked for multi national companies such as KPMG and Sunguard and MIMB, a leading investment bank in Malaysia.
In addition to being an affiliate consultant with Awaken Group, Patrick is also a managing partner at HGE International. The company provides consultancy solutions, strategic insight and training for all Sales and Marketing related disciplines within the hotel and travel industry across Asia, Africa and Europe. They provide training for hotel reservation and sales teams across all revenue generation and Sales related disciplines as well as soft skills for Executive management in hospitality.
Patrick holds a Master of Applied Finance from University of Adelaide, Australia and an MBA from Charles Sturt University, Australia.
He is happily married to Heidi Gempel, who is also a managing partner at HGE International Pte Ltd.