Patrick Gale

Patrick has had an extensive career in financial software and in retail financial services.

After a long career in Asia and UK with Misys PLC in financial software, Patrick became the CEO of Sesame, the UK’s largest IFA service company until end 2007. During his 7 years with Sesame Patrick formed close relationships in the Life and Pension’s industry, HMR&C and FSA. Patrick led an MBO and a subsequent sale of Sesame to Friends Life. Patrick was an active on a number of industry bodies such as the CII Life and Pensions Faculty and HMR&C Committees.

Since January 2007 Patrick has built a portfolio career and holds Non Executive Director roles at JLT Employee Benefits, Thistle Insurance, Castle Trust Group and Aztec Group and RAC. Patrick is also a Senior Adviser to the Boston Consulting Group.

Patrick was Chairman of Defaqto which was a FPE investment that was sold to Synova in 2015.

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