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Suresh Samuel


Suresh Samuel is Head of Fintech Investments for Lendable, responsible for team oversight and the origination, underwriting and completion of Lendable’s investments in fintech companies. 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. Suresh has executed over $1 billion of transactions in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and Eastern Europe and is based in London. Suresh holds an MBA from Washington University in St Louis.