Suresh Samuel Business Leader

Suresh Samuel

Deputy Chief Investment Officer



Suresh Samuel is Deputy Chief Investment Officer for Lendable, a provider of growth debt for financial technology companies working in emerging and frontier markets globally.

Prior to Lendable, Mr. Samuel was Head of Capital Markets for Tala, a leading emerging markets fintech expanding financial services to underserved populations, where he was responsible for global capital markets activities.  Prior to Tala, he was Managing Director for Africa at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) where he led business development and execution of investments across sectors including financial services, energy, infrastructure, and healthcare.

Mr. Samuel has executed over $1 billion of transactions in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and Eastern Europe and is based in London, England.


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