Pat was appointed as a Board Member on 26th September 2014. She is a graduate in Management Sciences, and trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in London with Coopers & Lybrand (a major international accountancy practice now called PricewaterhouseCoopers). On qualification she transferred to the Harare office in the newly independent Zimbabwe.
When Pat returned to England she moved from external audit to internal audit, working for BT as an audit manager and as Head of Internal Audit at Oxfam, the Department for Work & Pensions and Genesis Housing Association. For many years Pat served as the Treasurer for Brent Mencap.
Her interests include gardening and visiting English Heritage sites and National Trust properties.