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PAT Fintech

The PAT Fintech Philosophy

The digitisation of financial services has highlighted the importance of investing in the skills and competencies of the people who can develop and deliver optimal (customised) user experiences balanced by appropriate governance, control, and oversight.

Actively collaborating with the diverse Fintech ecosystem - whether they be ‘new’ Fintech companies and/or an ‘incumbent/traditional’ Financial Institutions that are providing technologically enabled financial services/products – PAT Fintech in uniquely positioned address this demand.

Starting in Q4 2020, PAT Fintech will be providing a range of training courses that are designed, and delivered, in conjunction with industry bodies, professional bodies, and experienced financial service professionals.  

Of varying levels and duration the courses address both the contemporary and the evolving challenges facing employers and employees at the interface of providing traditional financial services in an increasingly Fintech, RegTech and Techfin defined environment.

Specifically, underpinned by PAT’s state of the art learning platform, the courses quantifiably provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and competencies applicable to the real-world workplace environment. 

In the context of developing, and more importantly delivering, these courses PAT Fintech is committed to supporting the talent required to grow the Irish Financial Services industry.

This commitment is carefully aligned with broader European Union strategy, and in supporting the Irish Financial Services industry PAT Fintech’s vision is to enhance and/or establish Ireland’s reputation as a centre of international financial innovation and harmonising regulatory/compliance excellence.


Head of PAT Fintech & Financial Services

Andrew Quinn - BBS (WIT) & MSc Finance (TCD)

Andrew is the former Course Director of Accountancy (including ACCA), Finance, Fintech, and Business Analytics programmes at Dublin Business School. During his 8 years at DBS Andrew lectured extensively, was responsible for the development and management of numerous new programmes – including the MSc & Higher Diploma in Financial Technology (Fintech) and a Certificate (Level 8) in Regulatory Technology - and established the active involvement of industry in all of his programmes. Prior to his move into education, Andrew had a broad experience of the financial services industry, including working for banks, hedge funds, an investment consultancy, and advising upon a variety of Fintech-related projects.