Patrick is the grandson of the founder Ramsey Crookall and was appointed to the Board of Directors in 1999 following being elected as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
Patrick was educated at King William’s College where he was Head of School, Captain of Rugby Sevens and Swimming and 4 time winner of the Derbyhaven Bay Swim. He graduated from Manchester University with BA Honours Degree in French and German. He also received Accountancy training with Coopers and Lybrand before embarking on his Stockbroking career.
Patrick is now the Chief Financial Officer of the Firm but also forms part of the efficient dealing team which provides clients with fast straightforward access to all major markets worldwide. He has been instrumental to the installation and operation of the advanced electronic trading technology that is now available to London Stock Exchange Members.
Patrick, who has been trained by elite US National Triathlon coach Joe Friel, has raced over the the hardest Olympic distance course in the world the Alpen-Triathlon Schliersee and Ironman Mallorca.