Senior Team

Lendable’s people bring deep experience from the worlds of asset management, finance, fintech, ESG, impact investment, microfinance and more. We are united by a desire to make a difference. To grow fintech companies in emerging and frontier markets. To unleash the economic potential of people and businesses. To deliver consistent and compelling investment returns.

Together, we are Lendable.

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Dubai
Joined Lendable to connect global investors with emerging market impact investment opportunities, having accumulated over 20 years of experience in government, banking and financial institutions in Australia, the US and Asia.
Team_Dylan
Nairobi
Co-founded Lendable after working as the lead data scientist and a machine learning engineer at multiple companies, including Lyft.
Team_Daniel
San Francisco
Co-founded Lendable after being a partner at Greenstart, a venture capital firm focused on data, finance and energy and directing Americans for Energy Leadership.
Team_Rugile
London
Joined Lendable to lead Risk Management after 10 years at Credit Suisse as a TMT analyst, then progressing to the Loan Portfolio Management Group looking after a $6bn portfolio.
Team_Hani
London
Joined Lendable with over 20 years experience in finance, debt capital markets and emerging markets in roles at QInvest, Emirates NBD capital, Dubai Bank and KPMG.
Team_Mary
Amsterdam
Joined Lendable after working at Saemor Capital as the ESG Specialist & Investor Relations Manager, with over 20 years experience at companies including Ivy Asset Management and Merrill Lynch.
Team_Anna
London
Joined Lendable with 10 years of legal experience on financial transactions in emerging and frontier markets, including most recently, supply chain finance at Sullivan and Worcester.
Team_Ciaran
London
Joined Lendable after working at Arrowgrass Capital Partners. Prior to this, he worked at Grant Thornton in financial services audit, with over 10 years of finance experience.
Team_Suresh
London
Joined Lendable after working as Head of Capital Markets for Tala and as Managing Director at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.
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London
Joined Lendable as Chairman and then CEO after working at Arrowgrass Capital Partners as a founding partner - previously a convertible bond trader at Lehman Brothers.
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Austin
Joined Lendable with over 20 years of experience, including at the University of Texas, designing and building software to support mission driven companies ranging from education to fitness to human rights archives.
“Lendable's strength is in its inclusivity and flexibility; we actively embrace the differences that define us whilst fostering the commonalities that connect us. We are an honest, compassionate, diligent and smart team from diverse backgrounds who work collaboratively toward our impact goals.”
Layla Azaghnoun – Business and People Manager, Lendable

Diversity, culture and career

Lendable is built by the people who work here.

Diversity is our strength – groupthinkers need not apply. Our work here is led by our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) committee to ensure hiring practices deliver equity in terms of gender, race and sexual orientation. We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

In 2020, our Board made a commitment to improve diversity as part of the 2x Challenge. As of 2022:

Diversity is our strength – groupthinkers need not apply. Our work here is led by our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) committee to ensure hiring practices deliver equity in terms of gender, race and sexual orientation. We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

In 2020, our Board made a commitment to improve diversity as part of the 2x Challenge.

As of 2022:
0 %
of our team is female
0 %
female representation across senior management
+ 0 %
female representation on Lendable’s Non-Executive Board

We are guided by our culture: collegiate and supportive but also one that demands the highest levels of personal responsibility, independence and initiative.

Lendable’s people share common values:

Communicators

Clear, concise and brave

Integrity

Transparent, authentic and committed to our mission, values, investors and borrowers

Demanding

Striving personally, and supporting each other, to be the best

Reasoned Judgement

Consistent, decisive and accountable

Work as a team

Putting the goal above themselves

If you share these values, we look forward to hearing from you.