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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 communications in Australia and Hong Kong. Active in linguistics and media research, John draws on his experience as a journalist, writer, researcher, 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) 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, team building, internal and external orientated investigations and practical physical security solutions for individuals and companies that have public order and crowd flow dynamic concerns.

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