Patrick Briaud

Philanthropic Advisor

Patrick helps individuals, foundations and corporations achieve their social impact goals – including strategic planning, impact investing implementation, grants management and impact evaluation. His areas of expertise include Impact Investing, Sustainable Development Goals, Monitoring & Evaluation, Faith-Based Giving and Financial Inclusion. Patrick frequently speaks on philanthropy and impact investing at a range of events, including Americans for the Arts, Confluence Philanthropy, Mission Capital, and Opal Family Office.

Prior to RPA, Patrick was head trader and investment analyst of Lee Financial’s $900M portfolio. As a professional tennis player, he earned a world doubles ranking of 125 and played in Wimbledon 2008.

Patrick has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from Yale’s School of Management. He serves on the boards of Briaud Financial Advisors, LearnPhilanthropy and the Rivendell Institute at Yale. When not at work, Patrick can be found wrestling with his two nephews, discussing the implications of different worldviews and dancing the Texas two-step.

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