Patrick Flynn


Patrick joined SVB in April 2020 as Chief Operating Officer for EMEA, responsible for managing the bank’s operations, client service, technology and vendor management. He is focused on developing, implementing and executing the operational strategy, streamlining systems and improving processes to better serve the bank’s clients and employees.

Patrick brings with him over 20 years of experience in financial services, having most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Santander Corporate and Investment Bank where he was responsible for Middle Office, Governance Operational Risk and Compliance, Business Management and Change, Technology and Operations. At Barclays Investment Bank he held the role of Chief Operating Officer of Global Finance Risk Solutions. He has also held senior operational roles at Nomura and Lehman Brothers.

Patrick started his career in the British Army as an Aircraft Engineering Officer where he served in a variety of front line and staff roles. He holds a BEng in Electronic Systems Engineering as well as an MBA from Cranfield University.
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