Alicia Damley, CFA, CA is the Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager at Aarya Capital, a global equity manager. Ms. Damley has spent over 20 years in asset management and public accounting. Over the last 13 years, she has held positions as both a portfolio manager and analyst, with particular focus on the global financials sector. Her investment style focuses on both quantitative and qualitative analysis, emphasizing macro analysis, fundamentals and risk. Predecessor institutions include Scudder, MacKay Shields and Harding Loevner. Before moving into the investment management industry, she spent 10 years in Deloitte’s assurance and risk practice, advising the firm’s global clients and building deep expertise in accounting policy, financial reporting and financial sector risk.
Ms. Damley holds a Bachelor of Science and MBA in Finance & Accounting, both from the University of Toronto, Canada. She is a CFA charterholder and a Chartered Accountant (Canada). She has written on investment topics for CFA Institute and Seeking Alpha. Her volunteer efforts are focused on women and financial empowerment and include 100 Women in Hedge Funds and High Water Women Foundation.