"Pat holds a degree in International Relations, with a minor in the behavioral sciences. She has continued study in Biodiversity and co-authored a published paper on Biodiversity . She has a wide area of expertise and has contributed to various Kenyan legislations such as the wildlife bill.
"She is Director of Pan-African Wildlife Conservation Network. In that capacity, she has worked to bring together 30 of the 37 African Elephant Range States under the umbrella of the African Elephant Coalition. She has also spoken in a wide variety of conservation and environmental forums, including the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences. Most recently she is a founder member of the new Conservation Alliance of Kenya.
Pat conceived and built the African Elephant Coalition, which she still coordinates, and is Chair of the Kenya Elephant Forum. She attends and speaks at a wide variety of conservation and environmental forums." 
- Advisory panel, Stop Ivory