Patricia M Genat

Patricia M Genat

  • ALIA President 2016-2017

Patricia has enjoyed 20 years management experience within the Australian and New Zealand book industry including bookselling, publishing, distribution and on-line services. Her wide experience is built on a solid business and educational base, including a Master in Business, and a Graduate Diploma in Information Studies (Librarianship). She was owner and of Director of ALS Library Services from 2007 to 2020 and worked closely with her staff and with an eye always on the future trends in the bookselling, publishing and library industries.

Patricia has been privileged to sit on the ALIA Board, as well as the Board of the Australian Booksellers Association,  and the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

She is currently based on the Surfcoast in Victoria enjoying community, gardens, beach and of course, lots of books.