Speaker Profile

Suresh Samuel

Managing Director, Africa
Overseas Private Investment Corporation

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Suresh Samuel is Managing Director for Africa at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) where he is responsible for managing business development activities for project and corporate finance, political risk insurance and private equity investments.  Previously, Mr. Samuel worked in OPIC’s Structured Finance department where he was responsible for the underwriting and execution of investments in the energy, infrastructure, healthcare, banking, and agribusiness sectors.  He has executed over $1 billion of transactions at OPIC with clients in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and Eastern Europe.  Mr. Samuel is based in Nairobi, Kenya.