Sharad Prakash joins Lendable as Head of Asia Fintech Investments

Lendable is delighted to welcome Sharad Prakash as Head of Asia on its fintech investment team. Suresh Samuel, Lendable’s Managing Director and Head of Fintech, said “We are very excited to have Sharad join our team. He brings a wealth of private credit experience across Asia, a strong commitment to our impact mandate, and a clear excitement about the fintech opportunity. I believe Sharad is going to have an immediate impact on our work and will be a great partner for scaling fintechs across the region.”

Sharad has over 17 years of experience in financial services across origination, structuring & syndication of private credit, securitized products & secured financing (including for fintechs). 

Prior to joining Lendable, he led Citi’s Private Credit Markets & Solutions business in Asia, based in Singapore & Hong Kong. Together with his team, he covered financial institutions (Sponsors, Private Credit Funds, SWFs & Digital Lending Platforms / Fintechs), executing a number of asset-backed / secured financing transactions. He has also been directly involved in the syndication of over $1B Private Credit risk across Tech, Financial Services / Fintechs & Real Estate. Before joining Citi, he worked in a variety of structuring and client-facing roles at JPMorgan and Barclays in London and Singapore, focusing on structured credit, distressed debt, derivatives and secured financing.

He has an MS in Finance & Economics from London School of Economics and a BTech in EE from IIT Kanpur where he graduated top of class.