Patrick DownesPatrick has spent the past decade working in financial markets with the vast majority of that time spent managing the foreign currency payments and hedging requirements for Australian importers, exporters and other organisations. Patrick’s career started with a disruptive Canadian FX broker back in 2008 before working for a Fortune 500 company based out of the U.S and more recently with Compass Global Markets Melbourne office over the past 4 years. In 10 years Patrick has crafted a unique ability to connect with clients, build relationships and help them to self-manage the FX exposures for a diverse range of businesses in a diverse range of industries. A strong focus has been dealing with investors as well as with Australian businesses importing and exporting their products from all over the world.
Outside of FX Patrick is a student of value investing and has a keen interest in the commodities space and trading those associated stocks listed on the ASX.