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 June 30, 2019 the firm had $2.0 billion of assets under management.


Teresa C. Barger

Co-Founder & CEO

Farida Khambata

Co-Founder & Global Strategist

Steven J. Quamme

Co-Founder & President


Emily Alejos, CFA

Managing Director & CIO

Kate Ahern

Managing Director and Head of ESG

Allen Chan

Senior Analyst

Katalin Gingold

Managing Director

Julia Hermann

Senior Global Strategy Analyst

Christopher Kim

Senior Analyst

Karin Riechenberg

Senior ESG Analyst

Thomas L. Saidy

Senior Vice President

Brett Somerville

Senior Analyst

Emily Thomas

Research Assistant

Nathania Utomo

Global Strategy and ESG Associate

Nicole White


Benjamin Wong

Senior Analyst

Stephen Yin


Yiou Zhang

Global Strategy and ESG Associate



Brian Coad

Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer

Jason Spears

Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Counsel

Gillian Dollard

Senior Investor Relations Analyst

Sanaa Amor

Executive Assistant

Nicole Benbenek

Fund Accounting Manager

Greg Brady

Trade Operations Associate

Fiona Cui

Staff Accountant

Kevin Gottlieb

Staff Accountant

Carrie Hart

Director of Human Resources

Dina Jones

Director of Finance & Controller

Linda McNamara

Administrative Assistant

Jeffrey Pena

Director of Information Technology

Adam Sterngast

Manager, Trade Operations and Support

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