Head of Wealth and Asset Management
Patrick Follea was appointed Head of Societe Generale Group’s Wealth and Asset Management division in February 2019. Previous to this role, he was Deputy Head of Societe Generale Private Banking (2012-2019) and Head of Societe Generale Private Banking France (2009-2019).
Prior to Societe Generale, Patrick Folléa worked at BNP as an economist, before joining its Internal Audit Department in 1990. He was then Head of Private Banking Hong Kong (1995-1997) and CEO of BNP Asset Management Asia (1997-2000). He returned to BNP Private Bank in 2000 as Head of Development Asia, before becoming Head of BNP Paribas Private Banking Italy from 2003.
He joined Societe Generale in 2007 as Deputy Head of Private Banking France, becoming its Head in 2009.
Patrick Follea graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Bordeaux and Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris, and has Masters Degrees in Private International Law and Political Sociology. He also holds a PhD in Economics and International Finance from Paris Dauphine University.