Mr Patrick Cooper

Trustee - BBus (Accounting)

Patrick Cooper was elected as a Trustee of Catholic Healthcare on 28 November, 2019, having spent 5 years as the Member’s Representative for the Diocese of Bathurst.

He is the Diocesan Financial Administrator for the Diocese of Bathurst, a Director of CENet, the IT provider for Catholic Education, and also provides assistance to the Diocese of Port Vila, in Vanuatu. Prior to being appointed as the Diocesan Financial Administrator, Patrick spent 15 years in senior management roles within the NSW Electricity Industry. Patrick is a Fellow, former NSW State Chairman, and National Board member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. His areas of expertise include Church Governance, Finance, Strategic Sourcing, Property Management, Fleet Management, Information Technology, and Organisational Strategy and Change Management.

Patrick holds a Bachelor Business (Accounting), and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.