Arjun is the founder and CIO of Lendable, a specialty finance platform focused on Africa. As Lendable's CIO, he oversees its investment and capital markets activities. Prior to Lendable, Arjun worked for BlackRock, where he oversaw the firms investments in disruptive financial technology platforms. He also worked closely with senior management to build internal investment platforms focused on combating liquidity challenges in the fixed income market. Arjun started his career at Houlihan Lokey, where he advised companies on debt restructuring and M&A opportunities.