Patrick is a General Partner with Middlegame Ventures, a financial technology venture capital fund based in Luxembourg and Washington DC. Prior to joining Middlegame, he was a Deputy Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of Treasury where he served as the first Executive Director of the Financial Stability Oversight Council. He was tasked with standing up the post-financial crisis entity for regulatory coordination and managed the Council’s activities spanning 15 agencies across the U.S. financial regulatory system. Prior to his government service, Patrick spent a decade as a sell-side financial institutions and capital markets analyst, where he was the lead analyst at Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch for the brokers, exchanges, and financial technology sector. He is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business.'