Patricia co-founded GrowthAfrica, an organisation focused on growing successful enterprises in Africa through business acceleration, strategic advice and access to investment. Patricia has 20 years of experience across Africa in working with entrepreneurs in different sectors, transforming their businesses into successful ventures. She accelerated GrowthAfrica’s growth across Africa, through working with over 300 entrepreneurs who have raised $42m and created 24,000 jobs. Previously she was Regional Co-Director of SPRING, an accelerator that helps entrepreneurs develop products that positively impact the lives of adolescent girls living in poverty. She sits on Investment Committee of Iungo Capital, is an Independent Board Member of FFA, a Juror with Siemens Empowering People Award, an inaugural recipient of the Danish government’s Emerging Leaders Scholarship and an Acumen Fund Fellow.