Patricia Cross Joined the Wesfarmers Board in 2003. "Patricia holds a Bachelor of Science (Econ) with Honours from Georgetown University. The other listed companies of which she is or has been a director in the last three years are Qantas Airways Limited (appointed January 2004) and National Australia Bank Limited (appointed December 2005). Patricia has 25 years experience in international banking and finance, having served two years with the U.S. government, over 15 years in management and executive roles with Chase Manhattan Bank, Banque Nationale de Paris, National Australia Bank and 11 years as a non-executive director with organisations including the Transport Accident Commission (Deputy Chairman) and Suncorp-Metway Limited. She was previously a director of AMP Limited and Chairman of Qantas Superannuation Limited. Patricia also serves on a variety of not-for-profit boards including as a director of the Murdoch Children's Research Institute."