Patrick is the Guardian’s Egypt correspondent, and the winner of the Frontline award for print journalism. He was named young journalist of the year at the 2014 British Press awards, new journalist of the year at the 2013 British Journalism awards, and ‘new voice’ of the year at the One World media awards.
Patrick is also the author of How to be Danish, a travel book about Denmark. The New York Times said it was “fascinating”, the Wall Street Journal “delightful”, while it was a travel book of the month at The Sunday Times, who called it “eloquent and inquiring”. He was born in 1989, and has reported for the Guardian since 2010.