Ms. Mehvesh Mumtaz Ahmed is the Director of Research at the Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS), an independent, action-oriented research and advisory organization committed to maximizing private social investment. She is the driving force behind CAPS’ policy and applied research including the Doing Good Index.
Mehvesh has extensive experience in research, analysis and management across the public, private and social sectors. She has worked for the World Bank, for the New York City Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget under Mayor Bloomberg, and for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). She has also taught Economics to undergraduate and MBA students. Prior to joining CAPS as Director of Research, Mehvesh was working in the strategy consulting and entrepreneurship space in Hong Kong. Mehvesh was a PhD candidate in Political Economy at Princeton University, holds a Master in Public Affairs in Economic Policy from Princeton University, and a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) degree in Philosophy and Economics from the London School of Economics.
13 Feb 2020
Session Description How can social enterprises (SEs) best access investment and support to amplify their reach and scale? What are the funding needs of social enterprises at various stages of growth and why are they underserved in Asia? How should…Read More