Patrick Beal

Patrick has over 30 years of international experience in commercial and investment banking, US federal banking regulation and financial ratings.

His last assignment was the evaluation and recommendations at thebehest of Grant Thornton of a large European portfolio of corporate aircraft loans and leases for an American non-bank FI. He was also a consulting advisor to the Lloyd TSB Bank head of the business support unit in their negotiations with Her Majesty’s Treasury as well as the Senior Credit Officer for Donaldson Lufkin and Jenrette’s EMEA operation.

Before that, he was with Bank of America’s Global Markets Group credit risk management, a ratings analyst for Standard and Poor’s for Latin American banks, an examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as well as the head of Financial Institutions for Europe, Africa and Asia at Southeast Bank N.A.

Patrick studied and lived in Europe (France, Germany, Spain, Italy and The United Kingdom), and the United States. He studied international relations and banking at the University of Florida (both undergraduate and graduate). He also attended Darden’s School of Business executive program in international trade.