Paddy is the Head of Agile Practices at QA. He has specialised as an Agile practitioner since 2004, taking on various product delivery roles including Head of Business Analysis, Chief Product Owner, Scrum Mastery, Agile Trainer and Coach. Over the past 20 years, Paddy has built up real-world experiences across multiple industries, including financial services, consulting, telecommunications, government, automotive, and many more.
More recently, he was the VP of Agile Learning at a global bank where he was responsible for defining and rolling out the global Agile learning strategy for over 100k people and helped build an Agile Community of Practice of over 5k active members.
Paddy specialises in a range of Agile frameworks, holding various certifications: IC Agile and SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) Certified Trainer; CSPO (Scrum); CSM (Scrum); A-CSM (Scrum); LeSS (Large Scale Scrum); and APMG Agile Practitioner. He regularly presents at conferences around the world. He is also passionate about Visual Thinking and innovation education. He is the creator of “Jungle Scrum” workshops, aimed at helping children cope with the digital chaos of the 4th industrial revolution.