Head of Investments
Sam leads the investment team within Octopus Renewables and is a long-standing member of the Octopus Renewables investment committee. Since joining Octopus in 2014, he has driven various new business areas, including the first Nordic transactions, carving out and heading the project finance team, and driving platform initiatives in energy efficiency, metering, battery storage and PPAs.
Prior to joining Octopus, Sam was an Investment Director at Platina Partners, responsible for investing in pan-European wind power and corporate turnaround transactions. Before that he worked as an investor in high-growth small business in Latin America and China, followed by mid-market buyouts and mezzanine debt investments for European Capital. Sam holds a BSc in Geography with Economics from the London School of Economics, an MSc in Economics for Development from Oxford University, and an MBA from INSEAD.