The team

O'Patrick Wilson | Basel, Switzerland

O'Patrick Wilson

O'Patrick is a seasoned communications professional with extensive international experience and a proven track record in positioning multibillion dollar companies. He is experienced in all areas of communications with a particularly strong background in media relations.

Previously, O'Patrick was Head of Internal & External Communications for Syngenta International AG in Switzerland. During his time there, he helped build name recognition of the company and increased English-language media coverage by 400% in 2002.

O'Patrick also has been responsible for media relations for Ciba Specialty Chemicals in North America and a senior communications representative for Hitachi America, Ltd. In New York and Tokyo.

O'Patrick started his career as a journalist, working in New York as a freelance writer and also learning the ropes by doing stints for Time Magazine and ABC News in Rome, Italy. He received his M.S. degree in journalism at Columbia University (New York) and his B.A. in Modern Languages at the University of Kent at Canterbury (UK).