Patricia has over thirty years’ experience as an Executive Manager in St. Michael’s House– one of the largest community- based Health/Social Care, Education and Training services in Ireland. Her roles included Chief Executive Officer, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Regional Director of Adult and Children’s Services. Patricia played a key role in the significant growth and development of services from a service of €14.5m in the mid 1990s to over €96m by mid 2005/6. Patricia’s skills and interests include research both formulation and implementation, robust Corporate and Clinical Governance, Quality Safety and Risk Management systems. Patricia has previous board experience including as Company Secretary in St Michael’s House Group and as a Director at the National Federation of Voluntary Bodies. Patricia’s qualifications include MSc in Organisation Behaviour (TCD) Certificate and Diploma in Company Direction (Institute of Directors).