Lisa Thomas

Lisa Thomas

Lisa Thomas

Lisa Thomas is the Founder and Managing Director of Samata Capital, a fund management company dedicated to making private sector investments in small and growing businesses in emerging markets that advance opportunities for women and promote gender diversity. Lisa has more than a decade of experience in venture capital and private equity investing, financial analysis, consulting, strategic planning, project management, governance and operations. She has worked with companies in more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia and the Caucasus, and is a recognized leader in the social impact space. Lisa is passionate about impact investing in emerging markets and has significant expertise in the financial inclusion space.