Pat Butler

Nomination and Governance Committee Chair, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Appointed: 2014
  • Joined Hikma: 2014
  • Nationality: Irish

Skills and experience: Pat joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in  2014 and became Senior Independent Director in December 2020. Pat is a former Senior Director at McKinsey & Co. During his 25 years at McKinsey, he focused on advising large corporations in the EU, US and MENA on strategic, acquisition and organisational issues. Pat has extensive experience in strategy implementation, integrating acquisitions, performance improvement and a range of finance functions including treasury and risk management. Pat is considered to have recent and relevant financial experience.

Prior to McKinsey, Pat qualified as a chartered accountant with the audit and tax practice of Arthur Andersen. He has a first-class honours degree in Commerce and a postgraduate diploma in Accounting and Corporate Finance from University College Dublin.

Other appointments: Pat is a Director of Aldermore Group PLC, The Ardonagh Group Limited and Res Media Limited. He is also a Governor of the British Film Institute and a trustee of the Resolution Foundation.

Committee membership:

  • Audit Committee 
  • CRE Committee
  • Nomination and Governance Committee (Chair)
  • Remuneration Committee