Samir Shah, Director of Sattva Investment Fund, has worked in global financial markets in Hong Kong and New York for over 25 years, with firms such as Goldman Sachs and Salomon Brothers. Samir is currently involved with several early-stage companies and venture funds as an investor, Board observer and/or Investment Committee member. He is a founder member of Venture Catalysts, is on the Investment Committee of CIIE, and is also a Venture Partner with CIIE. He works in a broad span of sectors with special focus on renewable energy, technology, agriculture, and water. In addition to his role on the Factor[e] board, Samir is also on the Board of Waaree Energies Limited, a leading solar panel manufacturer in India. Samir is trained as a lawyer, Chartered Accountant, and holds an MBA from The Wharton School.