Sameer is the Policy & Research Adviser at Innovate Finance. He works with a number of Innovate Finance members and strategic partners to provide political, public policy and regulatory guidance. Sameer also manages the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on FinTech, and leads on Innovate Finance’s work with stakeholders from across industry, local government and academia, to develop a national strategy for UK FinTech.
Prior to Innovate Finance, Sameer worked as a researcher looking into financial inclusion and mobile payments in the LATAM and Caribbean, and developed expertise in the field of International Development working in UK Government Relations for an International NGO.
Sameer has a keen interest in issues related to social enterprise and policy – as a member of the ‘30 Young Leaders Under 30Network’, Youth G20, St Petersburg International Economic Forum, and as the former Director of Partnerships for Young Professionals in Foreign Policy.