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Patrick Simonnet

Patrick Simonnet

Managing Director, Chief Audit Executive, Bank of China

Patrick Simonnet is a New York-based Managing Director and the Chief Audit Executive (CAE) of Bank of China for the USA. Patrick was previously the Global Head of Audit for Market Behavior & Conduct at Credit Suisse between 2014 and mid-2019. In this role, Patrick assumed global responsibility for the audit coverage of market conduct risk, including the related legal, compliance and regulatory programs and activities. Patrick has enjoyed a long career within banking and financial services. He worked at JP. Morgan Chase in 2011-14, where he was an Executive Director within their Internal Audit department for the Investment Bank and their regulatory change program for the COO consecutively. Originally from Paris, Patrick held a number of control and business roles with the Banque de France and the French Futures and Options Exchange and Clearing House (aka MATIF). Patrick also spent 14 years with Goldman Sachs in Paris, London, New York and Chicago, in various Operations, Finance & Technology executive roles, the Management Control Department and ultimately leading global functions within the Internal Audit department and the Americas regional Audit program.