Samir Abhyankar

Managing Director and Head of Financial Services Group

Samir Abhyankar is a Managing Director and Head of Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Forestry.

In this role he is responsible for BII’s direct equity and fund investments across Africa and South Asia.

Prior to joining BII, Samir was a Partner at TPG Growth and the Rise Fund helped set up their activities in Africa. He has also been an investor with Satya Capital and Citi Venture Capital International. His early career was spent at the World Bank and Marakon Associates.

Samir graduated from Tulane University with a degree in Economics and Political Science and from John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies with a Masters in International Affairs. He completed his MBA at INSEAD.