Meet Patrick O’Connor

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Pat O’Connor is an accomplished educator and fourth-generation farmer with extensive experience in both teaching and hands-on agricultural practices. As a Trainer and Assessor at AgForce Training, Pat brings a unique blend of educational expertise and practical farming knowledge to drive innovation and leadership in the agribusiness sector.

With a Bachelor of Physical Education from the Australian College of Physical Education and numerous certifications, including a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and a Certificate II in Rural Operations, Pat is well-equipped to deliver high-quality training. His professional journey includes roles as a teacher at Toogoolawah State High School, a lecturer at the Australian Catholic University, and various coaching positions in rugby union.

Australian Catholic University, and various coaching positions in rugby union.

Pat’s practical experience is further enriched by his participation in the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation’s Mentee Program and the T2T Pilot Program for McDonald’s supply chain, where he focused on improving on-farm sustainability practices.

His dedication to the agricultural community and his commitment to fostering positive educational outcomes make him a valuable asset to AgForce Training.

Pat’s professional rugby union career, including stints with the NSW Waratahs and Western Force, has honed his leadership and teamwork skills, which he seamlessly integrates into his training methodologies. Pat O’Connor’s blend of academic knowledge, practical farming experience, and leadership abilities positions him as a leading trainer dedicated to advancing agribusiness ventures through education and sustainable practices.