Speaker Profile

Samir Satchu

Senior VP – Public Policy & Expansion

Samir Satchu is the Senior Vice President for Public Policy & Expansion at BitOasis where he leads engagement with policy-makers and strategic partners across MENATP on creating enabling and long-term frameworks for the crypto eco-system. Samir has advised fintech companies and Venture Capitalists (from YC to publicly listed entities) across MENA on executing market entry and regulatory engagement plans including for leading BNPL (Buy Now, Pay Later), open banking, neo-banking, and investment platforms. Between 2017 and 2020 Samir led the public policy and government affairs team at Careem for its ride-hailing business across MENATP and subsequently for its fintech business, Careem Pay.