Everett Leonidas

Everett Leonidas

Director, Venture Investing

"I aspire to be a trusted advisor and partner to entrepreneurs, helping them maximize value creation opportunities throughout the startup journey."




Fintech, Payments, Open Banking, Enterprise Software, SMB, eCommerce, Data Analytics, Insurtech, Financial Inclusion, Venture Capital


Everett leads Citi Ventures’ investment activities in Asia. He has a background in venture capital and growth investing across the Asia Pacific region and looks forward to meeting passionate entrepreneurs in fintech, data analytics, e-commerce, and enterprise software.

Over the last 20 years, Everett has been an investment banker, business leader, entrepreneur, and investor. Prior to Citi Ventures, Everett worked at Visa, where he led investments in payments and adjacent businesses across Asia Pacific. He also has experience leading investments in insurtech, healthtech, and data analytics with Aviva Ventures, as well as making angel investments in Southeast Asia.

Everett holds an MBA from UC Berkeley and a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University. Everett lives in Singapore with his wife and kids and enjoys playing golf, cooking, learning Japanese, and building things.