About Us

Active Ownership in Emerging Markets

Cartica Management, LLC is a concentrated, “active owner” in small and mid-cap companies in the emerging markets. Founded by a team of emerging markets and corporate governance experts that includes former executives of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, the firm actively engages with management teams, boards, and shareholders to drive long-term, value enhancing improvements in corporate governance, environmental and social factors.

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the firm is majority women-owned and a registered investment advisor with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  As of September 30, 2018 the firm had $2.7 billion of assets under management.


Teresa C. Barger

Co-Founder & CEO

Farida Khambata

Co-Founder & Global Strategist

Steven J. Quamme

Co-Founder & President

Mike Lubrano

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Corporate Governance and Sustainability


Emily Alejos, CFA

Managing Director & Co-CIO

Allen Chan

Senior Analyst

Katalin Gingold

Managing Director

Julia Hermann

Global Strategy Analyst

Christopher Kim

Senior Analyst

Suren Nannapaneni

ESG and Global Strategy Analyst

Karin Riechenberg

Senior ESG Analyst

Thomas L. Saidy

Senior Vice President

Brett Somerville

Senior Analyst

Nicole White


Benjamin Wong

Senior Analyst

Stephen Yin




Brian Coad

Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer

Letti de Little

Chief Compliance Officer

Charlotte Taylor

Director of Investor Relations

Gillian Dollard

Client Service Associate

Sanaa Amor

Executive Assistant

Nicole Benbenek

Senior Staff Accountant

Greg Brady

Trade Operations Associate

Fiona Cui

Staff Accountant

Kevin Gottlieb

Staff Accountant

Dina Jones

Director of Finance & Controller

Linda McNamara

Administrative Assistant

Jeffrey Pena

Director of Information Technology

Adam Sterngast

Manager, Trade Operations and Support

Laurie E. Clark Webb

Head of Administration

Zheng Yan

Staff Accountant

Board of Directors

Jeffrey D. Nuechterlein

Chairman and Independent Board Member

Daphne L. Richards

Independent Board Member

Elizabeth Krentzman

Independent Board Member

Teresa C. Barger

Co-Founder & CEO

Steven J. Quamme

Co-Founder & President