Aparna leads the Asha Impact Trust, focusing on policy engagements in Affordable Housing and Waste Management as well as the work on blended finance instruments and impact investing ecosystem building. She brings with her 9+ years of experience in areas ranging from development sector consulting to finance and economic research. Prior to Asha Impact, Aparna was at BCG, Social Impact and Development Practice, where she worked on advising the Haryana government on transforming its K-12 education system. Prior to BCG, she worked with an education think tank, Universal Learn Today, leading a team of trainers to reform teacher training in Punjab Government schools. She started her career at Credit Suisse, NY as an investment banking analyst in the TMT sector. She holds a bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Economics from Carleton College, U.S. and an MBA from INSEAD, France/Singapore.