Mark Patterson

Mark Patterson, Director

Mark Patterson was elected to our board of directors in July 2020, and chairs its Compensation Committee. Mr. Patterson co-founded leading private equity firm MatlinPatterson Global Advisors in 2002. Earlier in his career, Patterson worked in leveraged finance at Credit Suisse, Scully Brothers & Foss, Salomon Brothers, and Bankers Trust. During his tenure as chairman and chief executive of MatlinPatterson’s asset management division, Mr. Patterson expanded the firm’s portfolio beyond distressed debt, implementing other investment strategies such as credit trading, securitized credit, and senior credit. Mr. Patterson received degrees in Law and Economics from Stellenbosch University in South Africa and an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business. As a member of our board, Mr. Patterson brings extensive experience in financial markets, investment management, and corporate governance.