SPEAKERS

Patrick Kidd

Patrick Kidd

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.

Patrick has been with Deloitte since the start of 2015 having joined after a 30-year career in the British and Australian defence forces. He has extensive experience leading teams to deliver highly complex programmes involving many different nations and multiple stakeholders. He has had operational service across the Balkans, Middle east and Afghanistan where he has worked in partnership with the Armed forces from many different nations and in Afghanistan he was responsible for the force development of the local police and National Army forces.

He holds an MBA (Open University) and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Session

11.35 am – 12.05pm | Thursday 7th February 2019

Game on Down Under – The Invictus Games Story

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.

The Invictus Games will be held ‘Down Under’ in Sydney over the 20 – 27 October 2018.

Patrick Kidd, CEO Invictus Games Sydney 2018 will tell the story of the Games, from the early stages of planning, winning the bid, and the planning and delivery of the Games. He will also talk to the challenges of the rapid scale up and scale down of the organising committee as well as the longer term impact of the Games.

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