Before joining SEI, Patricia worked in the private sector; she has experience in international trade legislation, market research, market development and client management.

She has MSc on International Business and Economics at the ITESM (Instututo Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey), Mexico and studied Ecosystems Governance and Globalization at Stockholm University /Stockholm Resilience Centre, focusing her research on sustainability indicators on agriculture, particularly for soy production in Uruguay.

Research interests

  • Sustainable Lifestyles
  • Sustainable consumption
  • Circular Economy
  • Trade and agriculture
  • Making markets work for the poor