Patricia has over 30 years-experience working across the government, corporate, professional services and not for profit sectors.

As an entrepreneur and founder, Patricia has extensive experience and a strong track record in developing successful partnerships. She established Mercer Sovereign Funds Consulting, Customer Stewardship Australia and the Committee for Sustainable Retirement Incomes.

Patricia was investment consultant for the Future Fund and Mercer and has applied her organisational strategy and public policy capabilities in senior strategic roles at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Australian Securities Exchange.

Previously, she was senior economic adviser for government inquiries into national savings, review of financial services and to a former Australian Treasurer. She has held senior roles at the Commonwealth Treasury and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

She is now a consultant to governments and not for profit organisations on social policy issues with a focus on housing affordability and preventing homelessness.

Patricia has a BCom (Econ) First Class, MCom (Financial Management) and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Economics Society of Australia and Councillor of the Women in Economics Network.