Patrick Mgbenwelu is the Head, Investment Banking at FBNQuest Merchant Bank as well as Non-Executive director of FBNQuest Trustees. Before his appointment in 2016, he held the same role at FBN Capital Limited, a position he held from 2011 to 2016. He previously worked with Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc as a Director and Head Debt Solution within the group’s Investment Banking Division, where he headed the transaction team in initiating, structuring, and closing project financings in Nigeria.
Patrick brings over 25 years of banking experience to the team, with deep expertise in financial advisory, structuring, debt arranging/lending and closing of PPP/project finance transactions across international trade markets including the United Kingdom, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, U.A.E, other GCC countries, and most recently in Nigeria.
Patrick is the Chairman of the International Project Finance Association’s Nigerian Branch and a member of the Advisory Board of the Lagos Business School’s Centre for Infrastructure Policy Regulation and Advancement. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in London and has an MSc in Finance & Investment and an MBA from the University of London.