Sami Neffati

Managing Partner
Aberdeen Standard Investcorp Infrastructure Partners

Sami Neffati


Sami Neffati is The Managing Partner of the Aberdeen Standard Investments Investcorp joint venture focussing on infrastructure in the GCC and MENA region.

He previously held the position of Assistant General Manager of Energy at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation in London.

Sami is an Emerging Markets specialist with long experience in the MENAT region. He headed Sumitomo’s business development for Africa and led teams working on financing projects in renewable, power generation, transmission and distribution. He also worked as an advisor on projects in the MENAT region and was an advisor to Japanese conglomerates on African markets penetration strategy.

Outside of the MENAT region, Sami worked on acquisitions of infrastructure assets in Western Europe and the Nordics.

Sami was educated in Tunisia, Canada and the US and speaks Arabic, English, French and Spanish

Speaker at these events:

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2023

Project, ECA & Structured Finance MENA 2020 - Virtual Conference

Project, ECA & Structured Finance Middle East & Africa 2020