Our Team

Starting with its founder Bob Rice, our senior team is built of professionals with decades of experience as operators, bankers, and technologists in our target markets.

Suraj Patel

Internal Council & Compliance Officer

Suraj Patel has extensive experience working in regulatory and administrative law across various disciplines. Prior to joining Tangent Capital, Suraj worked with the National Wildlife Federation, where he produced a policy report that examines the legal, regulatory and commercial issues facing offshore wind energy development along the Atlantic Coast.

As a clerk for the Supreme Court of India, he focused on constitutional law issues and he also worked as a legal case analyst for asylum seekers in London, England.

Suraj is a barrister-at-law, admitted to practice in England and Wales; his legal training in London focused on commercial and contract work, with an emphasis on international law. He went on to pursue a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in International Business and Trade at Fordham University School of Law, graduating cum laude. Suraj has a Master of Science (M.Sc) degree in Sociology from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, London and graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Rhetoric and English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.