Pat Lawlor

Pat Lawlor, Solutions Consultant (International), Infor

Elected to the HAE EHA Supply Chain Board 2023

Pat has worked in the Hire Industry at all levels for over 40 yrs and over that time has accumulated a wealth of experience and knowledge of how our industry works. Pat possesses extensive experience within every facet of the hire industry, having started as a workshop trainee at a local hire shop in his native Glasgow as a teenager before working his way up to owning his own store. Having made it to the top locally, he continued on, successfully leading and managing sales and operations teams in England and Scotland for Power Plant Hire Ltd., Martin Plant Hire, and Travis Perkins.

Renowned for his early work within hire IT, Pat now solves hire industry problems initially as Global Implementation Manager for Point of Rental Software and is now currently A Senior Solutions consultant with Infor CloudSuite Equipment, who supply ERP software solutions to the U.K., Europe, and throughout the world.

Pat is an innovator with an eye for improving hire both at the local and international levels – he’s earned HAE awards, including Hire Company of the Year and Most Innovative Product Catalogue of the Year as an owner. He oversaw developments like digital signature capture and proof of delivery, order tracking, etc. before those features were commonplace. His success at the smallest and largest roles the industry has to offer bear witness to his ability to solve problems.

His commitment to progress, development, and innovation have brought success to each company he’s worked for over the past 40 years. He plans to bring those same qualities to HAE EHA, benefiting the Board and its Association members.