Patricia Epperlein is Bachelor of Business Administration from Kings College – University of London, England, with master’s degree in International Hotel business Management from Surrey University, England. She holds a Specialization in Family Business Enterprise from IMD, Switzerland, and is a certified trainer at the Management Research Group Institute®. She is the Director of the International business area of STATO, where she joined in 1991. She began her career in Human Resources at the Edwardian Hotels Group (Radisson Group) in London, and was Project Manager at the Hotel Administration Consulting firm Conceito, in Sao Paulo. Has over 20 years of experience in Executive Search for Senior Management and Board positions and company start-ups, including succession planning for companies of different market segments.
Was a Member of the Board of Directors of InterSearch Worldwide, being the last 3 years as Chairwoman. Was Founding Partner and is currently Board Member of Career Star Group, leading Global organization in Career Transition Services.