S. Brian Samuel

Caribbean Development Bank
Head, Regional Public-Private Partnerships


Mr. S. Brian Samuel is the Head of Regional Public-Private Partnerships at the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), where he is spearheading a joint initiative of the CDB, World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank to improve the enabling environment for PPPs in the Caribbean, and build up a pipeline of bankable infrastructure projects. Prior to joining CDB, Mr. Samuel spent twenty years with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), where he led privatization and PPP transactions in the Caribbean, Africa and beyond.

Mr. Samuel was also Vice President at Castalia Strategic Advisors, where he undertook consultancy assignments for the World Bank and other multilateral agencies. Earlier in his career Mr. Samuel worked in public enterprise management, tourism, agriculture, aquaculture and shipping. He is a Grenadian national who has lived and worked in the Caribbean, Africa and Europe. His interests are reading, writing, sailing and travelling off the beaten track.