Prior to this he served as CFO Admin Re® from May 2013. Before joining Swiss Re, he was the Group CFO of Towergate Partnership, a role he had since 2006. Mr Patrick was part of Towergate's rapid growth through acquisitions, which saw it move from a start-up to the UK's largest SME and specialist insurance broker comprising underwriting, broking, broker network and software businesses.
Prior to joining Towergate, Mr Patrick worked in various senior finance roles with the UK-listed motor insurer Highway, ultimately as Group CFO. He trained with BDO Binder Hamlyn and gained experience in the oil and gas business and futures and options trading before joining Highway.
Mr Patrick is a British citizen and was born in 1967. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and holds a degree in Accountancy from the University of Stirling.