Patrick has been chief executive of The Charity Bank Limited, a deposit-taking bank with a social purpose which is regulated by the FCA and the PRA since 2012.
Charity Bank lends to charities and social enterprises, with the support of both personal and enterprise depositors. Its shareholders include a range of trusts and foundations led by Big Society Capital and the Charities Aid Foundation.
Between 2004 and November 2012 Patrick was chief executive of UK Export Finance, the operating name of the Export Credits Guarantee Department (UK Export Finance), the UK Government’s export credit agency.
These roles followed a twenty-six year career in international trade and export finance and limited recourse project finance advice and lending at Morgan Grenfell & Co. Limited and then Deutsche Bank.