Patricia Durr is Chief Executive Officer at Every Child Protected Against Trafficking (ECPAT UK). Patricia has over 25 years’ public service in the social justice, safeguarding and child rights sectors, leading high profile rights-based campaigning, advocacy and policy work. 

Patricia has particular expertise in trauma-informed and rights based approaches to social change, most recently at the charity One Small Thing, driving change in the justice system. Prior to One Small Thing, Patricia worked on the investigation into the Anglican Church by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. She has also managed safeguarding boards for the London borough of Haringey and has led external affairs for equality and diversity charity METRO and The Children’s Society where she led a number of coalitions working to secure legislative change including The Children Act 2004.