Ashlesha Vaishampayan recognised amongst top ten of 50 future female leaders

Russell Investments are delighted that Ashlesha has been included in the Top 50 inspirational Female Future Leaders in the FT HERoes rankings of 2018.

Joe Linhares, Head of EMEA said “Ashlesha is an extremely talented individual who is consistently leading by example not only in our organisation but across the industry, she is tireless in promoting gender equality in the workplace and the time, care and attention she takes has benefited her colleagues enormously”.

Ashlesha Vaishampayan
Manager, Consultant Relations
Russell Investments

Ashlesha leads the Gender Equality Network for EMEA at Russell Investments, and is a member of the EMEA Diversity & Inclusion committee. She chaired and organised a panel event for International Women’s Day with 3 prominent industry speakers to educate and spread awareness of key issues. On top of this, she is organising a ‘Gender Equality Skills Based Training Week’ with multiple workshops/events, which will be taking place in September. Outside of work, Ashlesha is a committee member of the Diversity Project, sitting on the ‘Gender Equality’ working committee. Mentoring up and coming talent is also important to Ashlesha – she mentors 3 women in the asset management industry.