Patrick Reeve qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte Haskins & Sells before joining Cazenove & Co where he spent three years in the corporate finance department.
He joined Close Brothers Group in 1989, initially in the development capital subsidiary, where he was a director specialising in the financing of smaller unquoted companies.
He joined the corporate finance division in 1991, where he was also a director.
He established Close Ventures' activities with the launch of Close Brothers Venture Capital Trust PLC in the spring of 1996.
He became managing partner of Albion Ventures in 2009.