Founder and Executive Director of the CSRI.
Patricia brings strategic insight coupled with an independent evidence-based approach to complex long-term issues facing Australia. She is a recognized authority and champion for greater stability and a longer term vision in retirement incomes policy development.
Patricia is expert in the complex and nuanced interface between public policy, business and the community. Connecting and facilitating purposeful relationships across diverse areas of government, industry and community groups has cemented Patricia’s reputation as a strategic influencer and leader.
She has previously advised major government funds, sovereign wealth, pension and superannuation funds, and has been at the forefront of the rapid development of this sector. She led the creation of Mercer’s global government funds consulting practice and played a pivotal role in establishing the Australian Future Fund’s governance and investment capability. She has previously held senior strategic roles at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and the Australian Securities Exchange. She holds a First Class Honours Degree in Commerce (Economics) and Masters of Commerce (Finance).