Sally Patten


Sally Patten was recently appointed editor of The Australian Financial Review’s BOSS magazine.

She has spent the past four years as the masthead’s personal finance editor, where she developed a reputation as Australia’s leading commentator on the superannuation, wealth, financial advice and insurance sectors.

Sally joined Fairfax Media in early 2005 as the AFR’s Financial Services Editor. Her responsibilities centred around editing the daily financial services pages, as well as the weekly Portfolio personal finance liftout.

In 2010 she set up a DIYSuper website.

Prior to joining Fairfax, Sally lived in London and Hong Kong for 15 years. Latterly she worked at The (London) Times newspaper for six years, as a reporter and business news editor.