Mr Firth, born in Leamington Spa in 1961, is a non-executive director of NextEnergy Solar Fund Limited. Patrick qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG Guernsey in 1991 and is also a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. He has worked in the fund industry in Guernsey since joining Rothschild Asset Management (CI) Limited in 1992 .

He moved to became a Managing Director at Butterfield Fund Services (Guernsey) Limited (subsequently Butterfield Fulcrum Group (Guernsey) Limited), a company providing third party fund administration services, where he worked from April 2002 until June 2009.
He has been non-executive director of a number of management companies, general partners and investment companies including those listed on The London Stock Exchange, AIM and Channel Islands Stock Exchange.

NED of BH Credit Catalysts Ltd, a LSE listed closed-ended fund that is generating robust returns through trading and investing in financial assets in the corporate credit, mortgage-backed securities and asset-backed securities markets. NED of JZ Capital Partners a LSE listed private equity fund which invests primarily in high quality US and European micro-cap companies.

Actual and former NED of several other funds and investing companies, among the others London and Stamford Property Limited, FF&P Asset Management funds, Saltus (C.I.) Limited, JP Morgan Progressive Multi-Strategy Fund.

Patrick is former Chairman of the Guernsey Investment Funds Association (GIFA) and currently Deputy Chairman of the Guernsey International Business Association (GIBA) Council.