Featured by World Economic Forum's Young Global Leadership 2022 list of the most prominent & inspiring young leaders of the world.
A graduate from the Management and Technology Program at the University of Pennsylvania (USA); with joint degrees in Economics from the Wharton School & Computer Science Engineering from the Moore School, Radhika Gupta is MD & CEO of Edelweiss Asset Management Limited, one of India’s fastest growing mutual fund companies. She has recently been elected as Vice Chairperson at AMFI.
Radhika is avid motivational speaker and author of the highly acclaimed book LIMITLESS (2022), in which she captures her personal experience and talks about overcoming adversity and attaining success.
Radhika started her career with McKinsey & Company, and then progressed to become a hedge fund manager with AQR Capital – one of the world’s largest hedge funds. She then moved to India to start her own venture named – Forefront Capital Management, an alternative asset management firm, which was acquired by Edelweiss in 2014. An asset management professional with experience across asset classes and investor segments; she successfully led Edelweiss’s acquisition of JP Morgan’s Mutual Fund business and Ambit Capital’s AIF business in 2016.
A true global personality, having travelled across 4 continents, she is the founding President of the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Club, a member of the Global Leadership Council of the Management and Technology Program and a Board Member of the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI). A keen micro-blogger on Twitter and an avid Bridge player, her unique life story narrated in the video, ‘The Girl with a Broken Neck’, has garnered over 2 lakh views.