Alan Gauld, Patria
Alan Gauld
Senior Investment Director– Global Private Market Solutions

Alan Gauld is a Senior Investment Director in the Global Private Market Solutions team at Patria Investments and is the lead portfolio manager of Patria Private Equity Trust plc (‘PPET’). He focuses on private equity buyout funds, co‐investments and secondary investments. His portfolio includes a mixture of leading pan‐European, French, Nordic and Iberian GPs. He is involved in all aspects of investing including sourcing, appraising and executing investments as well as portfolio monitoring. Alan joined Patria in 2024 as part of its acquisition of the abrdn Private Equity team.

Prior to joining abrdn in 2014, Alan worked at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership and Lloyds Banking Group in private equity roles.

He is a chartered certified accountant and has a BSc (Hons) in Genetics from the University of Edinburgh.