Sajeev Chakkalakal

Sajeev is currently a Director in the Investment Banking team at Nova Capital Global Markets. He spends his time between London and New York and is focused on the orgination, execution and distribution of emerging market debt and private equity transactions. Sajeev also acts as advisor/consultant for Nathan Associates (London) which is a global economic development consultancy. Prior to this, he worked at both commercial banks (Standard Chartered) and development financial institutions (FMO/Dutch Development Finance Bank) where he specialized in emerging markets private sector financing and growth. Furthermore, Sajeev has attended and been a speaker at several conferences and industry events both in the banking sector as well as in the broader emerging markets development space. Outside his professional life, he has sat on the board of UNOY (United Network of Youth Peacebuilders) which is a Hague based NGO that focuses on providing peacebuilding training to youths in current and recent conflict impacted countries. Sajeev is passionate about the role of private sector development in emerging markets and specifically creating new and innovate financing methods that are pro-poor. [+]