British Chamber Board Member and Decano FS PwÇ Partner
Patricia González was a tax and legal services partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for 30 years, where she has headed various areas such as financial consolidation, lobbying, and corporate responsibility, as well as fighting for women’s equity and diversity. She has more than 40 years of experience in different specialties of the business, economic, and tax areas, such as consumer products, financial system, food and beverages, the automotive sector, and the mining sector, and has extensive knowledge of international and other areas. She has provided pro-bono advice to various national and international non-profit organizations.
She sat on the PwC Global Board for four years (on which there were only 16 seats), representing 10,000 partners of all nationalities. She was voted into that position by 10,000 partners.
Patricia is currently a legacy (decano) PwC partner and counselor to several non-profit organizations specializing in education in Mexico and in helping children and young people in vulnerable situations. As part of her role as a leader in corporate responsibility, in conjunction with non-profit organizations specializing in education for children and youth, she headed the Financial Education curriculum for eight ludic modules, to be used, free-of-charge, mainly in public and low-income schools in vulnerable areas at the elementary and junior high school levels.
Patricia created the Tax Policy (Lobbying) area at PwC Mexico in 2005, specializing in institutional relations with legislative authorities and in drawing up analyses of economic and tax issues, actively participating in the passing of economic-tax amendments, leading a team of experts in public policies, complemented by multidisciplinary specialists in various topics in this area. This specialty area has become one of the most important and well-known practices in Mexico.
She has developed extensive relationships with the Mexican and International authorities, and with the legislative branch in order to become familiarized with the criteria for applying the rules, participate in working groups with taxpayers, establish respectful and institutional dialogues with the various areas of the Public Administration, including Ministers and Deputy Ministers, Senators, the House of Representatives and stakeholders with a view to generating different suggestions.
Throughout her career, Patricia has shared her vision and experience at national and international conferences and panels (Mexico, New York, London, Sao Paulo, Poland, Japan, Australia, Argentina, and Basel, among others) on various topics of economics, business, international and national tax regimens, diversity, equality, tax responsibility, and best practices. She has organized events jointly with various national and international organizations, including the participation of authorities, senators, representatives, and stakeholders
She is a mentor of several talents in Mexico, as well as members of the Hispanic community in the United States.