Unified Brainz celebrated the glorious careers of prominent leaders from around the globe, leading by example with resilience, diligence, and perseverance on the occasion of World Environment Day on the 5th of June 2022. The launch showcased the first edition of the unique dark mode Coffee Table Book, “Who’s Who of The World,” which was unveiled during its virtual event. This exquisite ceremony saw the presence of trailblazers from various industries who have scaled massive heights of success and have shared their passion journey.
Versatility is an art on which experienced individuals have the upper hand. His Excellency Sir Patrick Bijou is Senior Banking Redemption Judge for the ICJ-ICC (International Court of Justice-International Criminal Court), UN Ambassador for World Peace, investment banker, fund manager, and celebrated author. Born in Georgetown, Guyana, South America, in 1958, he is a full-hearted philanthropist and the HRH Duke of Ndigbo Ghana. Sir Patrick has over three decade’s experiences in the financial domain and has worked with numerous prolific clients, including governments, banking institutions, and corporations.
With a primary education in London, Sir Patrick Bijou moved to the US to complete his Honors in Business Studies and Masters in Economics & International Banking from Camden College, USA. In his bid to continually equip himself with more knowledge and information in his chosen field, he since earned different degrees from Southampton University, England, and the University of Hertfordshire, England, where he obtained his PhD in Economics and International Banking. In 2012 he finally submitted his thesis titled, Impact of Quantitative Easing Measures on Interest Rates, Financial Markets, and Economic Activity: A Case Study of USA to the Department of Finance and Commercial Law at the Haworth College of Business. He is a trusted senior advisor for the INTERNATIONAL POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATION based in Hong Kong (www.IPostdocA.org).
From his humble beginnings with Wells Fargo Bank on wall street, he has served as a personal banker, fund manager, and a remarkable bond, futures and derivatives trader on the Deutsche trading floor. Sir Patrick was one of the architects on the MTN & Private Placement Desk and dealer function within Lloyds Bank PLC and was the first trader for Lloyd’s treasury, where he appreciably increased the portion of self-led deals from 4% to 32% in 2002.
Several corporate companies have profited from his expertise by fashioning new credit structures to cater to SMEs in the public sector, clients across various financial products, and senior advisers to government and prime ministers. One of his notable accomplishments includes implementing over $1.3 billion in funding for social housing in the Bahamas, having gathered a wide range of expertise in venture capital and asset management.
Adding to his list of creations is the economic phenomenon of Contract for Difference (CFD), a genuinely pioneering concept that today banks and trading institutions now adopt. CFD has changed how trading is implemented across capital markets by using clever leverage and notional funding ratios. Sir Patrick did not just create concepts but also authored books and journals about CFD, offering his valuable takeaways on becoming wealthy by executing his strategies in asset management and wealth creation. He was finally awarded the most prestigious awards from Valley of the Stars Award, Wells Fargo and Circle of Stars Award from Wells Fargo bank for his outstanding services to banking.
In 2018, His Excellency, Sir Patrick Bijou, was knighted by the authority of the sovereign rulers of China and Hong Kong for his services to global banking and his charitable works and by the Knights Templer. He proceeded to accept an invitation by the United Nations to take up the role of Senior Redemption Judge of the ICJ-ICC offices for Global Redemption and Settlement. As of 2021, Sir Patrick holds the position of Senior Judge of the ICJ/ICC, where he oversees the redemption of Historical Assets, Funds, Bonds and Bank Securities in addition to his role as Ambassador Diplomat for the World Peace Tracts and his work as a Fund Manager for ProCapital. To know more about Sir Dr Patrick, check https://whoswho.world/ or to nominate email, [email protected]
During his leisure, he loves to volunteer and has willingly fundraised for different organizations. He is directly involved in raising funds for Cancer Support Community and Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital Charity.