Patricia graduated from the University of Cape Town with an MSc in Applied Mathematics (mathematical modelling). Her work as a Researcher and Assistant lecturer under Professor Douglas Butterworth led to the development of the Butterworth-Andrew dynamic catch-effort model used in the formulation of management strategies for renewable marine resources.
Since then Patricia has worked in a variety of management roles related to finance, strategy, market research, advertising and web development. She enjoys the challenge of impactful data visualisation and effective communication of complex ideas.
As a Trustee of the Oxfordshire-based charity Restore, Patricia has a particular interest in mental health.