Head of Unit of Financial Markets Infrastructure
European Commission, Netherlands
Patrick Pearson is Head of Unit of Financial Markets Infrastructure in the European Commission’s Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union Directorate General. He previously headed the Resolution and Crisis management teams and was responsible for the Financial Services Action Plan.
Before joining the European Commission in 1987, Patrick Pearson worked for the legal service and the foreign financial market affairs divisions in Dutch Finance Ministry in The Hague. He has a law degree from Leiden University in the Netherlands.