Sam joined the Octopus Energy Investments team as an in 2014. An Investment Committee member, he co-leads the transactions team, with a focus on unsubsidised renewables. Prior to joining Octopus he was an Investment Director at Platina Partners, responsible for investing in pan-European wind power and corporate turnaround transactions. Before that he worked making investments in high growth SMEs in Latin America and China before joining European Capital where he was responsible for investing in mid-market buyouts and mezzanine debt. Sam holds a B.Sc. in Geography with Economics from the London School of Economics, an M.Sc. in Economics for Development from Oxford University, and an MBA from INSEAD.