“On Purpose gave me the opportunity to redirect my career’s path from the commercial world to the third sector for which I did not have any of the necessary experience, knowledge and network.”

Patricia de Clapiers

Before On Purpose, Patricia worked for three years at a leading international law firm. After training in both London and Madrid, she qualified in dispute resolution, with a focus on energy and competition law disputes (cartels). Between her career as a solicitor and On Purpose, Patricia helped develop an environmental documentary investigating the potential of bamboo as an alternative source of timber, and joined a panel judges for the Commonwealth Essay Competition (children's essays). Patricia is French, she read law at Université Paris II and University College London.

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Patricia has been invaluable. She listens, questions and understands problems, and articulates solutions. Best of all, she gets things done!

Gina Crane, Learning and Impact Manager, Esmee Fairbairn Foundation