Rebecca H. Patterson

Rebecca H. Patterson

Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer


Ms. Patterson is Chief Investment Officer at Bessemer Trust and is a member of the firm's Management Committee.

Prior to joining Bessemer, Rebecca worked at J.P. Morgan as Chief Markets Strategist for Asset Management, as Global Head of Foreign Exchange and Commodities for the Private Bank, and as an Investment Banking Research Analyst. Prior to J.P. Morgan, she was a journalist in the U.S. and Europe.

She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the New York Federal Reserve's Investor Advisory Committee, the Economic Club of New York, and the University of Florida Investment Corporation's Advisory Board. Additionally, Ms. Patterson is a regular CNBC contributor. American Banker named her one of "The 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance" in 2014 and 2015.

Rebecca earned an M.B.A. from New York University, an M.A. in international relations from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and a B.S. in journalism from the University of Florida.

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