Patricia Arnold is the Senior Coordinator of the Centre for Finance and Development at the Geneva Graduate Institute, which she co-founded in 2011 with Professor Jean-Louis Arcand and Professor Ugo Panizza.
She is responsible for the global steering and monitoring, quality assurance in programme implementation, liaison with relevant stakeholders, and the financial control of the Centre. She is also jointly managing the new one-year Master of Advanced Studies in Sustainable Finance and Development with Professor Nathan Sussman.
Prior to this, she worked as a teaching assistant in private international law at the University of Geneva, as a freelance translator for tech companies, art galleries, and internet pioneer AOL, as a personal assistant to Sir Richard Branson, as a journalism intern with the New Zealand Herald, as a broadcast technician at the French student Radio Canut, and as an editor for the United Nations International Law Commission, the UN Commission on Human Rights, and the UN General Assembly in New York.
She holds a Master in Law from the University of Geneva, a Master in Translation & Project Management from the University of Rennes 2, and a Master in Translation & International Trade from the University of Lyon 2. She also attended the joint UNIGE-Duke University Summer Programme in International Law, and was an exchange student at the University of Auckland and the University of Sevilla.