Director, Human Resources
Patrizia strives to help the UBC community have a better workplace experience – one where individuals feel valued, engaged and part of an exciting, vibrant campus.
After completing her undergraduate degree at the Università degli Studi di Messina in Italy, Patrizia came to UBC, successfully completing her Master of Arts in Comparative Literature. She fell in love with the campus and the community, and decided to stay at UBC.
During her 16 years with the University, Patrizia’s genuine, caring approach has helped her to progress into roles with greater responsibilities within Human Resources.
In her current role, Patrizia creates and implements programs, practices, policies and initiatives to promote UBC’s vision and values, and its Focus on People: Workplace Practices framework. Patrizia leads strategic planning, coordination and implementation of human resources for UBC’s Finance & Operations and Information Technology portfolios.
Patrizia believes that everyone is a leader in their area of expertise, and by leveraging individuals’ strengths on a team, UBC can achieve leadership excellence at all levels of the University.