Australasian Housing Institute

Patrick Ryan

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Profile

As Head of Innovation & Impact, Patrick’s role is to work in partnership with internal stakeholders to initiate, develop and implement projects that support SGCH’s strategic products and services, and customer service. Key to Patrick’s role is leading the development and implementation of sustainability strategy, disability housing innovations and research methodology to measure program impact.

Patrick commenced with SGCH in 2011 and has worked across three business divisions on community renewal and business initiatives projects.  Key projects include SGCH’s Social Impact Framework, Home Energy Action Program partnership with NSW OEH and CEFC and including trialing one of the first solar PV and battery storage installations for social housing.

Prior to joining SGCH, Patrick spent 20 years in the not for profit sector working at both operational and leadership levels in a variety of sectors including youth, employment, education and training, disability, and local and state government. Patrick was part of the Executive Leadership Team responsible for the Social Change division at MTC Australia where his role included the development of a holistic strategy and business model demonstrating a significant social impact and financial sustainability for longā€term unemployed and young people in the greater Sydney metropolitan region.