George Patellis

George Patellis

Chairman

UK Office:
123 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5EA

T: +44 (0)20 7101 0670
M: +44 (0)7788 271329
E: george.patellis@eurocreditrisk.com

George has held a variety of executive positions internationally including several in the UK. He has over 23 years experience in the financial services arena including: Branch Manager for Great Western Financial Services in charge of consumer lending for South Florida, Operations Director and Managing Director for Preferred Mortgages (UK) a start-up specialist mortgage lender, Managing Director for Pepper Home Loans (Sydney, Australia) another start-up specialist mortgage lender, Bear Stearns UK and CEO of Tiuta plc. UK.
George has significant international lending experience from start-up to fully functional lenders, spanning north America, Europe, Australia and Asia.

George was part of the senior management team at Preferred Mortgages as Director of Operations. Preferred was re-launched through a management buy out backed by Barclays Private Equity in March of 2001. The company was successfully sold in record time to Lehman Brothers in late 2003. After the sale to Lehman Brothers, George was appointed Managing Director.

For the past 16 years every position George has held, has been in the international mortgage arena. George brings untold experience to ECR and further demonstrates ECR’s desire to achieve excellence.