Patricia is a Senior Programme Officer at the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)’s Global Nuclear Policy Programme in Washington DC where she previously worked as Programme Officer and Consultant. Her work focuses on strategic stability, disarmament and non-proliferation issues, particularly in the context of the NPT, as well as on the global catastrophic risks associated with the use of nuclear weapons, such as their effects on the environment, food security, and global economy. Patricia is also a member of the Young Deep Cuts Commission and BASIC’s Emerging Voices Network, where she develops ideas for the future of nuclear arms control.
Patricia has a joint Master’s degree in Transatlantic Affairs from the Fletcher School and the College of Europe with a concentration in Euro-Atlantic security. Prior to this, she gained a law degree from the University of Hamburg, Germany, specialising in European and public international law.