Pat Donato

Pat is a values driven business leader with a proven history of building strong teams. His rare combination of creative strategic thinking, combined with his practical “hands on” approach ensures he is both a highly respected and energetic leader.

Pat’s passion for developing people and driving all aspects of a business have seen him successfully deliver cultural change in professional services firms … with commercial results. He has substantial experience in delivering strategic and operational outcomes and is highly regarded by both clients and peers. He is often sought after as a solver of complex problems!

Prior business achievements include creating one of the largest full service accounting firms in Australia outside the big four. He is also well known for his ability to develop strong professional teams from scratch and mentoring highly successful leaders. An effective communicator at all levels, his outstanding stakeholder management ability allows him to build strong, customer oriented businesses.

Pat’s diverse abilities are a natural fit to successfully fulfil his growth focused role as Fordham’s National Managing Partner. With a mandate to develop and implement strategy, we are privileged to have Pat driving the Fordham brand into a national landscape.