Patricia joined AVPN in April 2020 to lead the creation of a network of female philanthropists as part of a Gates Foundation grant. In this capacity she is working towards driving an understanding of how initiatives benefitting women and girls can be utilized to encourage philanthropists to drive more capital in this space.
Patricia has had experience in both the Profit and Not for profit space.
She was the CEO for Magic Bus Singapore and South East Asia for 4 years. Magic Bus is a charity that helps take children out of poverty. As part of this Patricia led the strategy and fundraising for the region and set up local operations for Magic Bus in Myanmar.
Prior to this, Patricia has had a strong track record of 20 years professional experience with Procter & Gamble. She has held marketing and leadership roles at P&G, responsible for multiple brands across multiple consumer goods categories.
She has lived in India, Singapore, Malaysia and China.
Patricia is a graduate from Mt Carmel College, Bangalore and is a rank holder from Bangalore university. She is also an MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur graduating 4th in her class.