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The Ergon House team have a background in business, academia, media, law enforcement, employment screening, IT, project management, and team-building.

Senior Consultant – Research – Dr John Patkin

Dr John Patkin has more than 25 years’ experience in broadcasting and business in Australia and Hong Kong. Active in e-learning, linguistics and media research, John draws on his experience as a journalist, writer, researcher, educator, and entrepreneur to provide tailor-made research and consulting services for individuals and organisations. John has a doctorate from Southern Cross University (2012), an MA (with distinction) from Middlesex University (2008), an MEd from the University of Wollongong (2019), a Diploma of Training Design and Development (TAE50216), Certifcate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116), and is a graduate of the first course in Commercial Radio at the Australian Film, TV and Radio School (1983).

Senior Consultant-Security Mr Alan Crowther

Alan Crowther has more than 34 years of frontline experience in security predominantly with the Hong Kong Police Force rising to the rank of Superintendent 1982-2015 as well as heading an alcohol and drug testing team for a UK listed company in Hong Kong between 2010-2013 and instructional experience for the Hajj Railway between July- Sept 2016. Alan brings expertise in respect of training and team building for individuals and companies.

Senior Consultant – IT – Ms Carmen Au

Carmen Au is an IT professional experienced in software quality assurance and documentation, and web management in Canada and Hong Kong. Carmen, also a Master of Education graduate and an ESL educator is able to expand her diverse skill set into e-learning and technical training. Carmen has led IT research projects in Hong Kong universities and also provided technical writing support.


Email: team@ergonhouse.com
Ph: +852 69377028