Pat Dowd is Head of Credit responsible for managing a team of credit investment professionals and identifying, researching and executing credit and credit-related investments. Prior to joining Viking in 2021, Pat was a Managing Director at King Street Capital Management where he was responsible for managing a team of analysts and identifying, researching and managing investments across industries and asset classes. He was a member of King Street’s U.S. Investment Committee and oversaw its Tactical Credit Opportunity Fund. Pat started his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs. Pat graduated from Harvard College, where he received a B.A. in economics, cum laude.