Patricia Powell-Hughes

Patricia Powell-Hughes is the Founder and Managing Director of EP Australia, the leading executive search and recruitment firm for TV, media & entertainment. Patricia has led the team for 17 years and is a highly connected industry powerhouse, responsible for head hunting the best and brightest talents for Australian and international media organisations.

Patricia has developed an extensive understanding of the industry and a far-reaching network. Her deep market insight and razor sharp business acumen combine to consistently deliver career-defining opportunities and innovative solutions for key players in Australia and internationally. With her commercially focused market approach, entrepreneurial spirit and dynamic personality, Patricia is a powerful and influential driving force in the industry.

Patricia is an in-demand organisation design and strategy consultant. She regularly advises top TV & media companies as they navigate complex organisational changes such as revitalising team structures, retaining talent and preparation for growth.

Patricia mentors women in the Australian film & TV industry and is an advocate for gender equality in the sector and wider Australia.

Patricia is vice-chair of MediaRing, which is focused on leading, inspiring and driving positive change with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians in the media sector.