Patrick CarrollSenior Manager, Sales, Global Government SES
Patrick Carroll, OBE, is currently based in Japan and looks after global government sales in Asia for SES.
Having lived in Asia for 38 years, he held a variety of management roles in the space, defence, and aviation sectors in the region. He was awarded an OBE by Queen Elizabeth II for overseas services to British Industry.
During his work with the aviation industry, Patrick directly managed airlines operating Airbus and turboprops. Managed teams of over 300 employees in safety critical industries. He was also responsible for satellite equipment installations on over 300 B777/A330 aircraft. Patrick is a Chartered Engineer, an active Radio Engineer - Marconi trained, a Professional Pilot, and a Flight Instructor (Land/Sea).
He was a former Royal Naval Reserve Officer and has lived in Japan, China, Singapore, Hong Kong, the Philippines, and Indonesia. He speaks multiple languages including Japanese (military interpreter) and Chinese.