Patrick Kelly


Patrick Kelly is a founder and partner of The Mizen Group and has more than 25 years’ experience in developing, growing, and managing complex top tier global Banking, Securities, and Insurance projects. He has developed business strategies for a number of startups in the technology arena for Securities Settlement applications, on-line training and development, Data Analytics and Integration Services. Mr. Kelly has led a technology review and assessment related to the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) capabilities for a global bank under regulatory review and implemented a data analytics capability to detect anomalies in USD clearing for Correspondent Banks.

From 2013-2016, Mr. Kelly served as the Banking Operations and Technology expert supporting the DFS appointed Monitor for a Global Banking Group. Patrick had overall responsibility for examining and reporting on the Correspondent Banking technology capability in New York and on Sanctions screening and AML alert generation and clearance. In addition, using proprietary tools to detect suspect transactions, Patrick spearheaded a review of the International network of the Bank visiting 18 counties to complete reviews in KYC, AML, policies and procedures and technology operations.

Mr. Kelly has worked for a number of leading Consulting firms. He was a principal in Deloitte Consulting’s Financial Services practice from 2000-2012. There he led team engagements and strategic initiatives, including Bank acquisitions and closings, new business integration, client pre-bankruptcy preparation, and the cultivation of the mid-market client segment.

From 2006-2009, Mr. Kelly led an effort to rebuild and grow Deloitte’s China practice and extend it into APAC. He developed local capabilities and established a presence with multiple top tier global financial service firms in the APAC region. Mr. Kelly recruited and managed a diverse team with broad capabilities; developed a comprehensive regional business and client strategy; and deployed a plan to regain market presence and confidence in Deloitte’s capabilities.

Mr. Kelly was also a senior manager with Coopers & Lybrand (PricewaterhouseCoopers), serving in its Boston office from 1993-2000. He led a broad range of engagements in process improvement, post-merger integration, scenario planning, and enterprise-wide cost reduction. Mr. Kelly led a Y2K IT and operations readiness assessment engagement for a global Investment Bank.

Prior to 1993 Mr. Kelly was a Senior Consultant for Citi Consultants in London following a career in Retail Banking in Ireland with Allied Irish Banks plc.