Mr. Patterson is a Governing Partner of HPS Investment Partners and is the Portfolio Manager for the Specialty Loan Funds and Core Senior Lending Funds. Mr. Patterson joined HPS in 2007, establishing the European business before returning to the United States in 2009. Prior to joining HPS, Mr. Patterson was with Silver Point Capital in the U.S. and Europe. Mr. Patterson began his investing career in the Principal Investment Area at Goldman Sachs, where he focused on private equity and mezzanine transactions. Prior to working at Goldman, Mr. Patterson served as an officer in the United States Navy. Mr. Patterson holds an AB in Applied Mathematics from Harvard College and an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.