Mr. Patterson is a Governing Partner of HPS Investment Partners, LLC where he leads the Direct Lending platform. He is the Portfolio Manager for the Specialty Loan Funds and the Core Senior Lending Funds and the CEO and Chairman of the HPS Corporate Lending Fund. Mr. Patterson joined HPS at its inception in 2007, establishing the European business before returning to the United States in 2009. Before joining HPS, Mr. Patterson was with Silver Point Capital in the U.S. and Europe and the Goldman Sachs Principal Investing Area in New York. Prior to his investing career, Mr. Patterson served as an officer in the United States Navy. He serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council for the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Studies at Harvard. 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.