Pat has over 30 years experience in education and training – working initially as a tutor and eventually on the senior management team. In her early career she worked in marketing in the private sector. Pat has a degree in business studies and a post-graduate certificate in education and she holds both assessor and internal verifier qualifications.

She has enjoyed working with a diverse range of learners from entry level to higher education. Ensuring that all learners have an exceptional learning experience is central to her philosophy. Pat has a particular interest in developing interactive programmes that are learner led.