Hetal Patel

Senior Principal in Credit Investments, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Hetal Patel is a Senior Principal in the Credit Investments Department at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPPIB”).  Hetal is lead portfolio manager of the US High Yield Strategy and also leads the organization’s investing activities in CLO equity.  Hetal holds over 17 years of portfolio management and investment research experience in the US leveraged credit markets.  Hetal was previously a High Yield Portfolio Manager at 1832 Asset Management - Scotiabank, where he managed credit-focused investment vehicles in the US high yield, leveraged loan, and CLO markets.  He previously worked on absolute return credit strategies at the New York-based credit hedge fund Trian Credit Partners LP and CLO manager Trimaran Advisors LLC.  His previous experience also includes roles in the high yield investing group at Barings Corporate Investors.