Samantha de Bendern
| Samantha de Bendern |
|Alma mater||London School of Economics, University College London, ESCP Europe|
|Member of||Institute for Statecraft, LS Advisors|
Well-connected polyglot "international civil servant" with a masters degree in Wealth Management, fellow of the Institute for Statecraft.
"Samantha de Bendern After working for 10 years as an international civil servant for the European Commission and NATO HQ in Brussels, Samantha moved to Private Banking with a special focus on Eastern Central Europe and Central Asia. She was first based in Geneva with Coutts Bank, before joining the Private Banking team at Merrill Lynch Paris. In 2011 she decided to move to India and helped develop opportunities there for LS Advisors. She has now joined the firm full time, where she is developing the Central/East European and Central Asian markets from our new office in Prague. Samantha is British and speaks fluent French, Russian, Spanish and Italian. She is a graduate of the LSE (London School of Economics); she also holds a BA in Russian Language and Literature from UCL London and a Masters degree in Wealth Management from ESCP-Europe, Paris" 
Temple Strategic Advisory
She was a director of Temple Strategic Advisory Ltd from its inception on 20 August 2014 until its dissolution in 2016. It was a mutual company, the other director being with another fellow of the Institute for Statecraft, Alan Riley.