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Asha Mehta    

Entrepreneur & Author; Founder & Chief Investment Officer at Global Delta Capital

Asha Mehta, CFA, is Founder & Chief Investment Officer at Global Delta Capital.

Mehta is a pioneer in Sustainable investing, having launched the first Emerging Markets Fossil Fuel Free fund. Her Sustainability solutions leverage AI and machine learning. As such, she is a frequent speaker on how today’s technology can drive both societal benefit and financial returns – with lasting and sustainable impact.

Mehta’s thematic focus is in Emerging & Frontier markets, and she is authoring a book on their coming Emergence – driven by technology and sustainability.

Mehta’s professional background spans Goldman Sachs to microfinance in rural India. She has traveled to over 80 countries and lived in six.

Mehta 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 Financial Times, CNN, the Wall Street Journal, and other publications.

She serves in Advisory roles to CFA Society Boston, High Meadows Institute, Compass Working Capital, and other groups driving financial literacy and financial empowerment.

Mehta 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

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