Rita Dhut has over 28 years of varied investment experience having gained industry recognition and multiple awards during her fund management career for organisations such as M&G Plc and Aviva Investors. Rita is now an active investor in and advisor to early stage companies as well as a Venture partner for Newable’s range of Scale Up funds investing in deep technology start ups. She is a non-executive director of JP Morgan European Investment Trust plc and Ashoka India Equity Investment Trust Plc. Rita has pursued other personal interests close to her heart and is a Trustee for The Girls’ Day School Trust, a Childline counsellor and formerly a Trustee of the charity All Change. She is an associate of the CFA Institute and a graduate of City University, London.
Financial literacy is very important to Rita as she believes that being comfortable with the building blocks of how to manage your finances is hugely liberating because a lack of understanding is the source of many people’s problems and unhappiness