Executive Director & Group Head, Latin America Project Finance
Sam Sherman has served as Head and Co-Head of the Latin America Project Finance Group at SMBC since joining the bank in April 2011. He is currently acting Head of Natural Resources in the group and is leading several financial advisory engagements. He previously led the advisory deal team for the successful financial closing for the $5 bn Etileno XXI petchem project in Mexico.
Sam joined SMBC with over 25 years of project finance experience, including Director and Senior Transactor on the LatAm Project Finance team at Credit Agricole CIB, as well as similar positions at Dexia and Barclays. He has closed PF transactions in all of the major regional markets and in all project finance sectors.
Sam graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Political Science and completed coursework towards a Ph.D. in Anthropology at Columbia University.