Patricia joined the fairer start mission as a principal researcher, leading on experimentation and evidence.
She joined Nesta from the University of Bristol, where she was a reader in child health research. Patricia is driven by a desire to reduce health and social inequalities among young children and their families.
She has a PhD in Psychology, which underpins her experimental approach and commitment to evidence-based policy. Patricia has worked across the UK and internationally, but most enjoys working in collaboration with local communities.
Outside of work, she enjoys time with her family and finding small and unusual museums.
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