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Ashish Goyal, WG’08

Senior Portfolio Manager

Ashish Goyal, WG’08, is a portfolio manager in a leading macro hedge fund with investment experience in international financial markets that spans the last decade. His area of expertise is global macro with a specific focus on Asia.

Ashish was chosen as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2015. The first visually impaired student to have graduated from Wharton, he has the distinction of becoming the first visually impaired trader in the world. He has been honored with the National Award for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, India’s highest civilian award for disabled individuals, by the President of India.

He also received the Joseph P. Wharton Award, selected by his peers, given to one individual who best represents the “Wharton way of life.” In the past few years, he has raised thousands of dollars for charities for causes ranging from education of poor children in India to blindness research and international peace. He is also passionate about theatre and is a supporter of The Print Room, a new theatre based in London. Ashish represented the London Metro club and the domestic UK blind cricket tournament, which his team won.