Kala Desai


Head of Funds London

Telephone: 07770 667648

Kala is responsible for overseeing FSE’s London debt funds which comprises of two Greater London Investment Funds.

She has personally structured a large number of debt transactions for businesses operating across a spectrum of industries. Kala has over 15 years of city-based leverage finance experience working mainly on private equity transactions as a Managing Director at RBS with a particular focus on senior debt, mezzanine and cashflow lending.  In addition, Kala has worked as an active member of investment committees for debt transactions of all sizes, through consulting roles at Newable and previously at RBS. In her role at Newable, Kala advised on lending opportunities that benefitted under-served communities and economically deprived areas.

Kala has a BSc Honours degree in Business Studies specialising in Finance from Cass Business School.