Patrick Simonnet

Global Head of Audit for Market Behavior & Conduct, Credit Suisse

Patrick Simonnet is a New York-based Director of Credit Suisse in the Internal Audit department. He joined Credit Suisse in May 2014 as the Head of Audit, Market Behavior & Conduct. In this role, Patrick assumes global responsibility for the audit coverage of market conduct risk, including the related legal, compliance and regulatory programs and activities.

Patrick joined Credit Suisse from JP. Morgan Chase, where he was an Executive Director within their regulatory change program.  Patrick has enjoyed a long career within banking and financial services.  Originally from Paris, he held a number of senior controls and business roles with the Banque de France and also the French Futures and Options Exchange (MATIF).  Patrick spent 14 years with Goldman Sachs in Paris, London, New York and Chicago, in various roles (COO of Goldman Sachs in France, International Senior Project Manager for the Operations, Technology and Finance Division in London, …), creating and leading Goldman Sachs’ Audit programs for several divisions (Investment and Merchant Banking, Research, Sales & Trading, …) and ultimately the Americas.