Asha joined Acadian in 2007 and is the lead portfolio manager and director of responsible investing. In this role, Asha is responsible for building Acadian's ESG principles by leading ESG research and subsequent integration of ESG factors throughout Acadian's investment process and serving as the chair of our Responsible Investment Committee. Asha has extensive experience working with ESG considerations to create bespoke solutions. Prior to joining Acadian, Asha worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and at Johnson & Johnson in a strategy role. Early in her career, she conducted microfinance lending in India. Asha holds an M.B.A. with Honors from The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania) and undergraduate degrees from Stanford University. Asha is a CFA charterholder and a member of CFA Society Boston. She was named one of the Top 10 Women in Asset Management by Money Management Executive in 2016.