Director at Indian Association of Investment Professionals (IAIP) – India CFA Society
Sonia Gandhi, CFA has spent over 18 years in the Investment Management industry working with several global blue chip Investment Banks. As Director -Equities, she was responsible for Deutsche Bank’s APAC client base. Prior to that she worked with JP Morgan, BNP Paribas and Jardine Fleming – responsible for equity sales, capital market transactions and global account management.
Sonia is the first woman Director on the Board of Indian Association of Investment professionals (IAIP), CFA India society, in charge of the Programming and Continuing Education (PCE) Committee. As a CFA charter holder, she is part of the vibrant international community of professionals, promoting the highest standards of Ethics, Education, and Professional Excellence. As a member of the Global Society Brand Council, she contributes to the multi-channel, fully integrated Global Brand Campaign of the CFA Institute, targeted at the Investment Management industry.
Sonia is extremely passionate about mentoring the next generation of finance professionals, especially women. She travels extensively to conduct Ethics Workshops and Lectures for students at management institutes and universities across India, leveraging on her depth of real life experiences as a finance professional. As part of “Teach India” initiative, she has also taught spoken English to youth from underprivileged background to improve their employability prospects.