Dalia Aga-Shaw

Investment Director

CDC Group plc


Dalia is an Investment Director at CDC. She is responsible for investing and managing a USD 350 million portfolio of unlisted closed-end funds across Africa and Asia with a focus on integrating Environmental, Social and Governance standards and supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

In addition, Dalia is experienced at establishing new investment vehicles and serves on the advisory board of several private equity and venture capital funds.

Before her current role, Dalia built a successful track record investing equity and debt in banks, consumer finance, leasing and microfinance companies with the dual objective of achieving a commercial return and promoting access to finance in emerging markets. Prior to joining CDC, Dalia worked at FMO, a leading global impact investor with circa USD 9 billion in assets under management. She started her career in investment banking with Morgan Stanley in London.

Dalia holds a M.Sc. (Cum Laude) in Finance & Investments from the Rotterdam School of Management in the Netherlands. She is a frequent speaker on the topics of sustainable investment and emerging markets.

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