Patrick Walker

Executive General Manager Advocacy and Members, Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia (Inc) (RAC)
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Patrick Walker - Portrait

In this video interview recorded in March 2019 at the Season 3 FIA Smart Cities Forum in Hong Kong, Patrick Walker talks about the Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia's autonomous shuttle trial in Australia. 



Patrick Walker commenced his current position as Executive General Manager, Advocacy and Members at the RAC in July 2011. Immediately prior to this, he was the Director General, Department of Indigenous Affairs, from 2008.

Patrick was a Commissioner at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Commissioner for Consumer Protection and Prices Commissioner in Western Australia for 10 years and during this period he was also a member of the Legal Aid Commission of Western Australia, the Medical Board of Western Australia, a Trustee of the national Travel Compensation Fund and Chairman of Workpower Incorporated, which provides employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Patrick has also had extensive management experience in local government, with his most recent position being Chief Executive Officer at the City of Subiaco (1993 to 1998). During this time, he was elected as State President and as a National Director of the Local Government Managers’ Association.