Patricia is Director of the Centre for Research in Executive Development at Ashridge. and a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Stellenbosch. Her teaching and research interests include leadership development, in particular, the role of responsible leadership in embedding sustainable businesses practices in organizations. She has published widely on this and other issues. She is a Chartered Psychologist, a Member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Academy of Management and has been appointed an Associate Fellow of the BPS.