Patti Whaley has been active in a range of social justice and sustainability charities for over 25 years. She was at the Amnesty International Secretariat for 11 years as Director of Information Technology and subsequently as Deputy Secretary General, and was then Director of Finance and Resources at the sustainability charity Forum for the Future. She is currently vice-chair of ActionAid UK, a trustee of ActionAid Ireland, and Honorary Treasurer of two local charities, in addition to being Treasurer of the Food Ethics Council. She has a life-long interest in food and holds a City and Guilds Diploma in Professional Cookery and an EMFEC Certificate in Pastry.
Patti is a trustee of the Food Ethics Council and acts as treasurer.