Patrick Little is an independent consultant, specializing in strategic planning, marine transportation, and floating offshore energy system design, construction, certification, and regulatory compliance. He is a MIT educated executive with extensive experience in standards development and compliance verification for commercial vessels, including offshore energy exploration and production systems. Patrick is skilled in leading interdisciplinary teams to resolve national and international technical, strategic planning, and policy issues. He has proven results in critical leadership positions during the DEEPWATER HORIZON response. Patrick served continuously with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) service from 1986 through 2012, when he retired at the rank of Captain (O-6).
Military Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies – Washington, D.C.
Master of Science, Naval Architecture / Marine Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Boston, Massachusetts
Master of Science – Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Boston, Massachusetts
Master of Business Administration, University of Baltimore – Baltimore, Maryland
Bachelor of Science – Marine Engineering, U.S. Coast Guard Academy – New London, Connecticut