Ashwin Mahabaleswara, CFA

Director, South & Southeast Asia

United States

Ashwin is regional manager for DWM’s debt investments in Asia and serves as a portfolio manager on the firm’s private equity team. Before joining DWM in 2012, Ashwin served as the head of finance and treasury for Grameen Financial Services, a microfinance institution in India. before that, he worked in the Indian capital markets at JM Financial (formerly JM Morgan Stanley) and as an investment executive advising institutions and high-net-worth individuals at Scotia Capital and Berkshire Securities in Montreal. He has also served as the chair of the Quebec chapter of the Indo Canada Chamber of Commerce.

Ashwin received a BA in Economics from McGill University. He is fluent in English and Kannada and functional in Hindi.

Ashwin is a CFA charterholder and holds the Canadian investment manager (CIM) designation.