Patrick is an Associate Advisor in the Research team. He works part-time for BIT while completing his PhD at the School of Public Policy, University College London. His PhD investigates the political attitudes and behaviours of young people who have taken part in the UK’s National Citizen Service. Before joining BIT, Patrick spent nine years in the youth sector, specialising in active citizenship programmes for young people. He holds a BSc in Physics and Philosophy from King’s College London and an MA in Understanding and Securing Human Rights from the Institute of Commonwealth Studies.