Patrick Boyle is an author, hedge fund manager, and finance expert who shares his knowledge by teaching at King’s College London and running a YouTube channel. He lectures postgraduate students about Financial Derivatives and Portfolio Management. Boyle is also the creator of the hedge fund Palomar Capital Management. As of 2022, Patrick Boyle has a net worth of $2 million.
The financier was born on January 17, 1976. Though his birthplace was in Boston, Massachusetts, he spent most of his early days in the capital city of Ireland, Dublin.
In 2000, he received a First Class bachelor’s degree in business from Trinity College Dublin. Five years later, he received his master’s degree in finance from London Business School.
Asset management, behavioral finance, quantitative finance, and market irregularities are among his academic interests. This would later help him considerably in his career.
Boyle began his career at the Bank of America. Young Patrick worked in private banking, where he observed and studied personal finance before recognizing that he lacked experience. Fortunately, his work became more statistical in structure, and he had a few positive outcomes.
In 2001, got a job as a financial derivatives trader for Victor Niederhoffer, a former associate of billionaire investor George Soros. He held the position of Portfolio Manager in Millennium Management, LLC, Nomura Securities, and Royal Bank of Scotland Group.
Patrick and his business associate Jesse McDougall formed the hedge fund Palomar Capital Management in 2011. Boyle built computer code that conducts hundreds of trades every day in worldwide marketplaces with a 65% success rate.
In 2009, he used his expertise to teach aspiring entrepreneurs at the Queen Mary University of London. He continues to work there as a visiting professor of finance to this day. In his academic career, he also got the chance to write several finance-related books.
Since 2017, Patrick Boyle served as a professor at King’s Business School of King’s College London. He is one of the primary organizers of the institution’s annual Conference on Financial Markets.
He also created a self-titled YouTube channel to reach an international audience. His content updates viewers about current market trends. Financial derivatives are constantly discussed as well as how traders employ quantitative techniques. He currently has 279,000 subscribers.
Palomar Capital Management has become an award-winning hedge fund in the United Kingdom. Boyle himself has gained an award for his contributions. In 2019, he received the coveted Kings Education Award for Innovation in Teaching.
His recognition impacted his online presence on YouTube, which is a big factor in his fortune. He has also written three books. One of his published works, Trading and Pricing Financial Derivatives, was considered the best options trading book in 2021. Now, Boyle is worth $2 million.
Patrick Boyle only shares his professional knowledge in his online and public appearances. The hedge fund manager and finance professor has never shared any private details about his life. It is not known if he is single or married.