Asha Mehta, CFA, is Managing Partner & CIO at Global Delta Capital.
She was previously a Lead Portfolio Manager on Acadian’s quantitatively managed strategies. Her thematic focus includes Frontier & Emerging Markets and Sustainability Investing. Prior to joining Acadian, Asha worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and at Centocor in a strategy role. Early in her career, she conducted microfinance lending in India. She has traveled to over 80 countries and lived in six.
Asha was named one of the Top 10 Women in Asset Management by Money Management Executive and was profiled as a “Brilliant Quant” by Forbes magazine. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and her work has been featured in Pensions & Investments, the FT, CNN, WSJ, and other publications.
Asha is a Board Member of CFA Society Boston and an Advisor to the High Meadows Institute. In addition, she is an active advocate of financial literacy and financial empowerment. She is a supporter of several related organizations, including Compass Working Capital and 100 Women in Finance.
Asha holds an MBA with Honors from The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania) and a BS, Biological Sciences and AB, Anthropology, from Stanford University. She was raised in Gainesville, Florida.