Asad Mahmood

Asad Mahmood, CEO and Managing Partner of Social Investment Managers & Advisors, LLC (SIMA), is one of the longest serving fund managers in the social investment space. SIMA is a unique asset management company focused on attracting scaled private sector institutional investments to social sectors, starting with a $75mm fund for off-grid solar and financial inclusion in Africa and South Asia. Asad has created 10 funds for Deutsche Bank’s Global Social Investments group in microfinance, health, housing, and social enterprise, and has managed over US $1.5 billion in social investments domestically and internationally in 50+ countries covering 200+ relationships with less than 0.5% of losses. Asad is also (i) a Founding Board member of the Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX), (ii) a member of the Advisory Council for Social Investments for the World Economic Forum, (ii) a member of the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA) working committee to establish financial definitions for the solar industry, and (iv) an Advisory Board member for Enterprise Community Partners.