Prior to joining On Purpose, Riya worked as a Portfolio Manager for institutional clients at Wellington Management, specialising in currency and fixed income investments. She focussed on the monetary, fiscal and structural policy landscape for various economies, including Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Scandinavia. As a member of The Wellington Foundation’s Grant Review Committee, she actively engaged in supporting local organisations that endeavour to improve the educational opportunities of disadvantaged youths. Before joining Wellington, Riya spent three years in capital markets at JPMorgan. Her interest in educational initiatives has seen her undertake several volunteer teaching projects across India, China and Brazil. Riya holds a BA in Economics from the University of Cambridge and an MSc in Investment Management from Cass Business School.