Natasha Shih is the Senior Investment Officer at The Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF). She was one of the founding members of Asia Women Impact Fund, a USD100 million impact investment fund carved out from the foundation's endowment and is so far one of the largest impact investing funds in Asia.
Her primary responsibility is managing the investments of the fund, including asset allocation planning, deal sourcing, investment selection, conducting due diligence and monitoring performance of the whole portfolio.
Natasha is also involved in various ecosystem building works such as speaking at flagship impact investing conferences e.g. AVPN, East Asia Impact Investment Forum, China-ASEAN Impact Investment Forum etc.
Prior to her career in impact investing, Natasha was an equity research analyst at UBS Investment bank, a social entrepreneur, and Volunteer Consultant at TechnoServe Nairobi. Natasha holds an MBA degree from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and a bachelor in finance from National Taiwan University.