A Chartered Member of the CIPD, Patricia Deane has extensive senior HR management experience and is currently the Head of People & Organisational Development at the Northern Ireland Hospice in Belfast. In a career spanning over 30 years Patricia has led teams of HR professionals in the public, private and Third sectors in Northern Ireland including, broadcasting and print media, retail and more recently in Hospices in Northern Ireland.
Committed to achieving and maintaining effective HR practices that deliver for the business, Patricia has a proven track record in leadership and management development, change management and employee relations. An ILM accredited coach, Patricia works to embed a coaching culture into organisations and see this approach as the best way to enhance knowledge and skills and grow the potential of staff to develop into effective managers and leaders of the future.
A Graduate of the University of Ulster, she holds a Humanities Degree in French and Politics, a Masters in Business Administration, and Post-Graduate Certificates and Diplomas in Human Resources and in Learning & Development.