Patrick Hagan is a Security and Justice Sector Reform Advisor and the Guidance Coordinator at ISSAT. His role is to contribute to ISSAT mandate activities as an SSR specialist with operational experience of police and military peacekeeping and reform missions, and to oversee and quality assure the production of ISSAT guidance products for the international community.
Prior to joining ISSAT Patrick worked as the evaluation advisor to the Australian Federal Police, developing and conducting monitoring and evaluation processes to assess police reform, development, and peacekeeping activities across the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa. Prior to that role Patrick worked for the Australian Defence Force’s Defence Science and Technology Organisation on the assessment of counterinsurgency operations in Afghanistan and peacebuilding operations in Timor-Leste and the Solomon Islands.
Patrick Holds a Phd in Social Psychology from the University of Western Australia, and a BA in Philosophy from Murdoch University.