Suma Swaminathan
Director | Developing World Markets

VP Investments, DWM Private Equity. She has done MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business, where she was designated a Faculty Scholar for Social Enterprise, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Osmania University in Hyderabad, India”. She has started her career in data analysis at Infosys Ltd where she worked with clients like Capital One Auto Finance on loss forecasting and data governance. She also has experience working with partner weaver cooperative societies in the handloom industry in India to promote strategies for financial self-sufficiency.


The Aavishkaar Group provides business solutions to assist sustainable enterprises dedicated to social and environmental change, has advised a large number of organisations on inclusive business strategies and has provided significant amounts of venture capital funding to social impact businesses. As of September 30, 2020, the Aavishkaar Group had an AUM of approximately US$ 1.00 billion across Asia.