Ritu Kumar is Director of Responsible Investment at Actis.
believes that rigorous environmental and social standards and robust corporate governance go hand in hand with great returns.
Born in India and having worked across Africa, Asia and Latin America, she knows the challenges and scope for positive change that characterise these markets.
Ritu joined Actis in 2006, following 15 years with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, the Commonwealth Secretariat and Social Accountability International.
Ritu has an MA in Economics from Delhi University, and an MSC in Economics from the London School of Economics.