Patricia Moreira was appointed as Managing Director of the International Secretariat of Transparency International in October 2017. She is Spanish-Brazilian and has worked for more than a decade promoting social impact and innovation in a global environment. For the past 14 years, she worked at Ayuda en Acción, a Spanish aid organisation operating in 20 countries around the world. She became the organisation’s CEO in 2009, heading a team of around 100 people at headquarters and more than 300 in the field.
Prior to that, Ms. Moreira worked as an international management consultant for ten years with a focus on technology, innovation and impact. She holds an MBA from INSEAD, France and a BA in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and has done PhD research in Social Entrepreneurship at ICADE University in Madrid.