As the senior vice president, Crowley will be responsible for servicing a range of key individual, institutional and family clients in the region.

He will be based at the bank’s Dubai representative office and will report to the head of UAE and Oman at Lombard Odier, Christophe Lalandre.

He is a veteran having 22 years of experience in Dublin, London, New York and Singapore and joins from ABN AMRO Private Bank Jersey where he was the country executive.

Commenting on the appointment, Arnaud Leclercq, head of New Markets at Lombard Odier, said: "As Lombard Odier establishes deeper roots in the GCC region, we look to strengthen our presence and expand the reach of our best-in-class services to clients here. Patrick’s addition to the Lombard Odier team is another step in this direction."