Patrick Adam is a Trade Credit Specialist with significant expertise in the structuring, dispute resolution, and complex credit associated with Trade Credit Insurance coverage. Patrick is our lead for Quebec and Latin America. Prior to joining Nacora, Patrick spent 9 years as a Credit Insurance Underwriter at Export Development Canada (EDC).
The first 5 years of Patrick’s career at EDC were focused on serving clients in the Transportation sector with a large emphasis on Tool, Die and Mold Manufacturers. It was in this role that Patrick participated as an Underwriter in the crucial and multi-pronged support of the Canadian Automotive Sector. Patrick subsequently spent the remainder of his time at EDC as an underwriter in the ICT/LTM sector and gained considerable experience with clients involved in Retail, Light Manufacturing and High-Tech Industries. In this role, Patrick had responsibility for clients with up to $2Bn in annual sales and was heavily involved in supporting Quebec exporters. At EDC Patrick was known for being very client centric and holds a strong history of working through complex international transactions and challenging payment crises.
Prior to his career at EDC, Patrick spent years in roles ranging from Credit to Portfolio Risk Management and Finance at Bank of America (BOA). It was at his time with BOA that Patrick was groomed as a future leader through the bank’s prestigious, “Management Development Program” which was reserved for its employees with the most potential.
Patrick is an MBA graduate of the Telfer School of Business in Ottawa and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Rochester, one of the top-ranked universities in the United States.