Executive, Syndications and Agency Operations
Samuel established and heads the Syndications and Agency Operations Department at the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank “TDB”, a leading African supranational financial institution with a mandate to extend trade finance, development capital and advisory services to member states in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Southern African Development Community (SADC) and East African Community (EAC). Over the last three years, Samuel has been at the forefront of implementing the highly successful sovereign syndicated lending strategy aimed at funding infrastructure needs of member states.
Prior to that (2007-2017), he set up the Syndications and Specialized Finance function at the African Export-Bank (“Afreximbank”), where he implemented global standard systems and processes, led the drive for Afreximbank become a leading arranger of syndicated loans in Africa, established the banks credit insurance program and mobilized asset-targeted funding from a vast network of DFIs, ECAs and multilaterals.
From 2003-2007, he worked as Strategy and Portfolio Analyst (mergers, acquisitions & divestments function) at the Shell Oil Products Africa (SOPAF) head office in Nairobi, Kenya. He joined the Shell Group in 2000, to set up the Contracting & Procurement function at Shell Uganda limited, before joining Shell East Africa as regional contracting & procurement manager (retail operations), in 2002. Prior to joining Shell, he worked as a bank liquidation consultant with KPMG Uganda.
Samuel started his banking career with Uganda Commercial Bank in 1989 as operations officer, Management information systems (MIS) department. He holds BA (Hons) in Economics and Political Science from Makerere University (Uganda) and an MBA from Nyenrode Business Universiteit (Netherlands).
Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa 2020
Bonds, Loans & Sukuk East Africa 2019
Bonds, Loans & Sukuk East Africa 2018