Founder Gannon Advisory Consultancy,
Investor and Entrepreneur
Patricia is an Irish Solicitor who was a founding partner of the largest regional firm in former Yugoslavia, with over 200 people. Leveraging her 20 year plus experience in leadership, management, business development, strategy and the expansion of the practice in new markets and new areas of law, she has recently established Gannon Advisory, a strategic holistic advisory business.
Having worked at the European Commission in Brussels, a German law firm in Munich and at a top law firm in Dublin, she brings a level of internationalism and professionalism to the regional practice.
She is a founding member of the Serbian Private Equity Association (SPEA) and served as Chair of the European Forum of the International Bar Association and presently as a member of the Advisory Board. She works with start-ups in Germany, Ireland and Serbia through local accelerator Start Labs and as an Advisor to Impact Hub.
She is founder of the WE Angels network of women entrepreneurs supporting women-led business in the Balkans and the initiator of Here-4-Her, a movement designed to empower women through development of skills and networks.
As a committed advocate of corporate philanthropy, she was a key driver of the Serbian Philanthrophic Forum, an umbrella forum of the country’s leading foundations, with a particular focus on developing standards of practice.