Patricia is a Management Consultant with 2into3 and is Head of Grants Advisory Practice. Patricia lives in her native city of Armagh and has been a consultant for over a decade after a career in the public and voluntary sector across the island of Ireland and in London. She has worked for local authorities, government departments and social enterprises at a senior level before embarking on consulting in 2005.
She holds a BSc Hons in Management from Ulster University; BA Hons in Economics from University of Manchester and completed a Master of Arts in Irish History in her spare time. She is an experienced and qualified PRINCE II project manager and has led on a number multi million pound EU funded projects. She has particular experience in the rural development sector and LEADER funding across Northern Ireland, having previously sat on the Board of the regional LEADER company. Previously she oversaw the completion of an all Island diversity training programme within the public sector, a first of its kind. She sits as a Board Member to the Probation Board NI due to her interest and insight into social justice and is also a mentor within the NI Boardroom Apprentice scheme.
Patricia is a proud mum to three children and loves nothing better than family picnics with soggy sandwiches and packet of crisps, even in the back garden.