Patrick Newens is a Director and Portfolio Manager in the Global Small Cap Equity team. He joined Columbia Threadneedle through the acquisition of BMO GAM (EMEA) in 2021, having previously been with BMO since 2004, originally starting as as a member of the Strategy team. Prior to joining the group, Patrick worked as a consultant with Deloitte, specialising in Capital Markets. Patrick graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2001 with a BA (Hons) in Economics. He holds the IMC qualification and is a CFA charterholder.