Divyata Ashiya Chief Operating Officer, GS Merchant Bank International Goldman Sachs

Qualifications

INSEAD (MBA) | Amherst College (BA)

Current Position

Chief Operating Officer, GS Merchant Bank International Goldman Sachs

Founder & Trustee, Plaksha

Bio

Divyata is Chief Operating Officer for the Merchant Banking Division International at Goldman Sachs based in London. The Merchant Banking Division is responsible for private market/alternatives investments across private equity, infrastructure, credit and real estate. She rejoined Goldman Sachs in 2019 after working with a London based fintech start-up focused on financial inclusion and holistic financial portfolio delivery to customers of financial institutions and corporate pension funds. Prior to this, Divyata was based in Singapore as head of the client franchise for Goldman Sachs Asset Management across the region. She was Chair of the GS Female Managing Director Network Asia Pacific. She was also an active member of the United Nations Development Programme across South East Asia. Divyata has spent her international career in New York, Hong Kong, London and Singapore in leadership roles across transactional and fiduciary businesses. Divyata has a BA from Amherst College and an MBA from INSEAD. Divyata remains passionate about education and female leadership development, including in her home state of Rajasthan. She is a Fellow of the Second Wave Class of Aspen India's Leadership Initiative.