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The Ascendo Team


Pat Randles -†Founding Director / Principal

Pat Randles

Pat is a highly experienced Project and Programme Management professional who has an excellent reputation for delivering key programmes and consulting engagements within large organisations. Patís 25 yearsí experience (12 years in the UK and 13 years in New Zealand) has seen him deliver in a number of industries including Telecommunications, Electricity, Finance, Transport and the Government Sector.

Prior to starting Ascendo in 2005, Pat was Infrastructure Services Manager at Synergy (now Fronde).

Pat is from Ireland where he undertook his education before pursuing his career in the UK, where he lived for 12 years. Pat moved to New Zealand in 2001 with his family. Pat enjoys running, swimming and getting out in the New Zealand country side with his family and dogs.

Typical Client Roles

The Ascendo consultants fulfill a range of roles for Clients which include:

  • Programme/Project Directors
  • Programme/Project Managers
  • Business Consultants
  • Business Analysts
  • Infrastructure Consultants & Engineers

Track Record

Ascendo consultants have a broad range of skills and experience which cover many market sectors and IT & Telecommunications technologies. Our consultants have generally been experienced in both the IT Vendor and Client side. This gives us the ability to understand and communicate effectively with many stakeholders.

Most of our consultants have worked overseas for a significant part of their careers and have 'honed their skills' in many demanding environments such as Investment Banking, Telecommunications and the Construction Industry.

Consultant Professional Profiles

Detailed Consultant Professional Profiles are available upon request. Ascendo prides itself in its ability to match Client's requirements with a consultant of the right mix of personality, skills and experience for the task at hand.