Alan Patching is a gifted international communicator on management, marketing, leadership and motivation who delivers with great enthusiasm from a wealth of practical experience. The former Chief Executive of MTM Stadium Management, the company set up to develop the Olympic Stadium in Sydney, Alan has been the Project Manager or Director of some of Australia's largest construction and development projects.
Alan negotiated the largest transaction ($1.2 billion) in Australia's property history. He also personally negotiated the largest commercial lease ever signed in Australia. His effective marketing has taken him to the point where he is currently one of Australia's most in demand speakers on subjects ranging from motivation and selling to management and leadership. He has shared the platform with Dr Denis Waitley, Dr Wayne Dyer, Tom Hopkins, Zig Ziglar, Joe Girard and others.
Alan is also the author of “Partnering and Personal Skills for Project Management Mastery”, "The Futureproof Corporation" co-authored with Dr Denis Waitley, and his latest book “Imprints for Success” co-authored with Dr Gerry Flynn. Alan’s most recent book “The Sole thing that matters in Business”, while profit might be the goal of a business, people will always be the soul of the business.
An experienced compere, Alan has acted as MC for several large international events, and is also popular in a combined role, as both keynote speaker and MC for the remainder of the function.