Ascendo - a brief overview

Ascendo was founded by Pat Randles in 2005 to provide pragmatic Project Management services with a strong emphasis on infrastructure and enterprise technology. Pat brings a strong passion for delivering quality outcomes using a lean approach. In addition to Project and Programme Delivery, Ascendo also provides other consulting services in the areas of Project Management Capability and Project and Programme Assurance.

Pat Randles - Principal Consultant 

Pat is a well-rounded Project Management professional and leader who has worked across planning, delivery and monitoring of key organisational change initiatives. His grounding as an Engineer gives him a solid technical background coupled with a logical and analytical approach to tackling business problems.

Pat has a passion for people and likes to build high-performance teams that can deliver great outcomes. He has guided and mentored a number of individuals who have gone on to flourish in their careers.

Pat inspires confidence in executives through solid communications skills, an ability to break down complex challenges, and by painting a clear picture of the path forward. He has regularly engaged at board level on strategic initiatives in key New Zealand organisations.

Pat is committed to delivering value in the most streamlined and efficient manner and brings a good sense of humour, perspective, and his many life experiences to his roles.