Ash Sharma

About Ash Sharma
  • Managing Director, Amala Paradigm

Ash Sharma has 15 years of experience working at and advising multi-nationals and banks in Asia, Europe and North and Latin America in positions of sustainability, corporate responsibility, global business development, finance, digital communications, and tech for social impact.

He is the Managing Director at Amala Paradigm LLC, an advisory firm for Ultra-HNWIs and Executives at private and public corporations, foundations, start-ups, non-profits, and social enterprises. Ash creates strategic partnerships and advises on ESG, impact investments, philanthropy and the Arts. Previously, he worked at Shinsei Bank in Tokyo where he was part of small, high-impact teams that integrated microfinance and social enterprises into the Bank’s business lines, workplace practices, and community investments in twelve countries; succeeded gaining inclusion into the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Asia-Pacific; and managed USD4 billion in diverse, global capital market issuances to completely reset the Bank’s corporate finance strategy.

Ash is a Monbukagakusho scholar and holds a MBA from the International University of Japan and a B.A. Honors in European Studies in Arts, Culture and Languages from Trinity College at the University of Toronto. He speaks six languages, including Hindi, and has worked in four countries. Ash works with his family on access to healthcare and empowering women, senior citizens and youth in developed and emerging markets.


Foundations Journey to Impact Investing and Mission Aligned Investments

04 Jun 2018

Read session notes here.  Session Description Co-organisers: RS Group, Narada Foundation and Sasakawa Peace Foundation Targeting foundations and family offices, this workshop will explore the pathways of various types of foundation in leveraging the full spectrum of their philanthropic capital…Read More

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  • Matthew Lee

    Matthew Lee

    Assistant Professor INSEAD (Singapore)

  • Daiana Beitler

    Daiana Beitler

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