Patrick Ibbotson

Senior Consultant, Naomi Korn Associates

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Naomi Korn Associates has formed a strategic partnership with Coller IP. Combining a wealth of expertise and skills, the partnership will provide long-term, comprehensive and cost-effective IP and data privacy consultancy and training support. Patrick is Head of Partnerships and Projects at Naomi Korn Associates.


Year joined: 2020

Qualifications: BA (Hons)


Patrick is responsible for building partnerships, increasing organisational capacity and business strategy. Leading business infrastructure development, Patrick oversees new initiatives for the company, has led the recent organisational rebranding and continues to work with Naomi Korn Associates’ world class consultants to provide outstanding client services. Patrick is a Prince 2 Practitioner level qualified Project Manager.

Until recently Patrick was the Secretary of the UK’s Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance. Prior to working at Naomi Korn Associates, Patrick managed sponsorships, partnerships and consultancy services at the Museum of London with companies such as Bloomberg, RBS and DLA Piper. Patrick has also worked at The Big Give, an online giving platform founded by Sir Alec Reed. He is a keen film fan, and produced documentaries during his time at university, one of which won a 02 Media Award. He is a lifelong fan and season ticket holder of Leeds United.


Patrick has a BA (Hons) in English Literature and Philosophy from Leeds University, and Lille University where he spent a year with the Erasmus programme and learned French.