Sebastian Wichmann

Sebastian leads Africa origination for Lendable, a private credit fund that provides wholesale funding to alternative lenders in Africa and Asia – Sebastian grew up in Kenya and is passionate about the rapidly evolving fintech space in Africa and its potential to solve some of the continent’s most pressing economic challenges. Prior to joining Lendable, Sebastian helped launch Pawame, a start up pay-as-you-go solar company financing rooftop solar systems in rural Kenya.


Sebastian graduated from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London and is a trained lawyer. He worked in London and Hong Kong with Mayer Brown, a global law firm, and later set up and ran the Nairobi office for a global professional services firm.”