Vinay Patel
Head of Finance

Vinay joined Alcentra in March 2020 and serves as the Head of Finance. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial and tax reporting for Alcentra. Prior to this (since November 2016) he was seconded to Alcentra from its parent Company, BNY Mellon, in a Legal Entity Controller position.

Prior to working to joining BNY Mellon, Vinay 7 years at KPMG in the Cayman Islands and London audit practice working with a range of traditional and alternative asset managers

Vinay graduated from the University of Birmingham with a BSc(Hons) in Accounting and Finance.

Vinay is a member of the ICAEW.


  • EuroHedge Awards 2017 Winner
  • Barron’s
  • HFMWeek 2017 - European Performance Awards
  • Global Capital Awards 2016 - Best Institutional Investor in Senior Loans
  • ALT Credit Intelligence 2016 - European Performance Award
  • BarclayHedge 2015 - Ranked #1 in the Distressed Securities Category
  • CreditFlux 2015 - Manager Awards 2015
  • Private Debt Investor Awards 2014 - Deal of the Year
  • Private Debt Investor Awards 2014 - Direct Lender of the Year
BNY Mellon