CEO, Invictus Games Sydney 2018
Patrick Kidd was appointed as the CEO of the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 in January 2017 and is on secondment from Deloitte until the Games conclude in October 2018. The Invictus Games is an international sporting event for wounded, injured and ill service men and women, both active duty and veteran. The Games use the healing power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and celebrate the crucial role played by family and friends. Patrick has been with Deloitte since the start of 2015 having joined after a 30-year career in the British and Australian defense forces. He has extensive experience leading teams to deliver highly complex programmes involving many different nations and multiple stakeholders.
11.35 am – 12.05pm | Thursday 7th February 2019
Game on Down Under – The Invictus Games Story
Hear the amazing story of the Invictus Games as Patrick provides a behind the scenes look at delivering a legacy event of such gravitas.
Session Take Outs:
- gain an insiders view, from the early stages of planning and winning the bid to the planning and delivery of the games
- understand the challenges of the rapid scale up and scale down of the organising committee
- understand the longer term impact of the Games