Patricia is the Manager, Professional Development and Knowledge Transfer at CSRM. Responsible for strategic coordination of all CSRM's professional development and knowledge transfer projects and specific project management across all aspects of the project life-cycle. She also provides expert support and advice on current and future curricula design and on active and flexible pedagogies to enhance teaching and learning quality in the Centre's activities.

With over 16 years of experience working in the Higher Education industry, Patricia supports faculty staff, professional staff, and students. Prior to UQ, she worked as a Learning Design Associate at the Queensland University of Technology, managing the blended and online delivery of several award and non-award programs, and at the University of South Australia, supporting academics and students with the internal and external offerings for undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Patricia holds a Graduate Certificate in Education from QUT, a Bachelor of Business Administration from Universidad Centroamericana Jose Simeón Cañas in El Salvador, and a Master’s in Management and Marketing from Macquarie University in Sydney. She also holds a Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy.