Satya Tagat is a Vice President at Lafayette Square. Prior to joining Lafayette, Satya served as a Senior Director of Industry Development with the New York State Government. In this capacity, Satya aligned private capital with socially beneficial outcomes that directly led to job growth, workforce development, and economic inclusion. Satya also led several initiatives related to the State's COVID-19 emergency response, including crisis management, supply chain resilience, and economic recovery.
Prior to his time in public service, Satya spent six years as an investor at two hedge funds, GoldenTree and Strategic Value Partners. His successful track record includes extensive experience across distressed credit, special situations, direct lending, and event-driven strategies. He began his career as a high yield credit research analyst at Goldman Sachs.
Satya holds a BSc from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business, where he graduated magna cum laude with concentrations in finance and statistics.