Francois Patrice
Member of Hg's Portfolio Team


Francois is a Portfolio Director at Hg and leads transformations across the portfolio. He works alongside management with expert teams to shape growth plans, align sales, marketing and product efforts and to build capabilities in the business.

In his nine year consulting career he has led global transformation programs for FTSE 250 companies and deployed value creation plans for privately owned businesses with ambitious CEOs and owners. He has worked in sales, product management, strategy and general management roles in technology companies such as Gemalto, Microsoft, Orange and Philips and driven the turnaround of a global payment business to high growth and profitability over the period of a few years.

Francois holds an MBA from HEC School of Management, Paris and an engineering degree.