Director, MBA Programs

Professor Patrick Butler

Patrick graduated with a BComm and MBS from the National University of Ireland, Galway, and he completed his DPhil in marketing at the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland. He also holds the degree of MA (jure officii) from Trinity College Dublin.

Prior to joining Monash Business School on 1 July 2015, Patrick was Associate Professor of Marketing and Associate Dean of Executive MBA programs at the Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne. His prior academic appointments have included Lecturer in Business Studies at Trinity College Dublin and Lecturer in Marketing at the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland.

Patrick's research focuses on marketing strategy, politics and public sector management issues, and he has published in a variety of international books and journals. He has extensive consulting and executive development experience across a range of sectors including commercial banking, food production, healthcare, and government. He has worked on marketing development projects with EU and UN organisations in Africa and Russia, and with client organisations in Australia, Denmark, Ireland, Poland and Switzerland.