Rashmi Dalai joined the Economist Group in June 2017 as a Managing Editor for Asia. Her work focuses on thought leadership programmes for the financial services and healthcare sectors.Rashmi started her career on Wall Street with time spent in both convertible bonds
Rashmi started her career on Wall Street with time spent in both convertible bonds sales and trading at Goldman Sachs and structured derivative products at Lehman Brothers. She left to form her own healthcare consulting practice, focused primarily on genetics and infertility. She spent over a decade advising clients from large university hospitals to physician practices to academic researchers launching start-ups on business and financial strategies. Her role included taking interim COO and CFO positions for clients managing periods of high growth or other business transitions.
In 2007, she began splitting her time between the US and Asia (China, Indonesia, and Singapore) and expanded her consulting business to include advisory on business communications strategies and global thought leadership. She also learned Chinese. Prior to joining The Economist Group, she was Head of Strategic Planning at Weber Shandwick, global communications and PR firm, in Singapore.
Rashmi obtained a Bachelors in International Affairs at Johns Hopkins University where she also studied pre-med. She has a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University with a concentration in International Finance and Banking.