About Us

Cartica Management, LLC is an investment advisor registered with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) focused on active ownership of emerging market companies. Cartica is a global alternative asset management firm focused on active ownership of emerging markets companies. The firm seeks to unlock long-term growth in its investments by partnering with management teams, boards, and shareholders to drive positive governance and operational changes.

Cartica is a majority woman owned company.  It was 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.  Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the firm had $3.0 billion of assets under management as of March 31, 2018.


Teresa C. Barger

Co-Founder & CEO

Farida Khambata

Co-Founder & Global Strategist

Steven J. Quamme

Co-Founder & Senior Managing Director

Mike Lubrano

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Corporate Governance and Sustainability

Investment Research

Emily Alejos, CFA

Managing Director & Co-CIO

Christopher Kim

Senior Analyst

Brett Somerville

Senior Analyst

Benjamin Wong

Senior Analyst

Allen Chan

Senior Analyst

Nicole White


Stephen Yin


Global Strategy

Katalin Gingold

Managing Director

Thomas L. Saidy

Senior Vice President

Karin Riechenberg

Global Strategy Analyst

Corporate Governance and Sustainability

Kathlyn Collins

ESG Analyst

Julia Hermann

ESG and Global Strategy Associate

Suren Nannapaneni

ESG and Global Strategy Associate


Investor Relations

Charlotte Taylor

Director of Investor Relations

Gillian Dollard

Client Service Associate

Fund Operations

Brian Coad

Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer

Letti de Little

Chief Compliance Officer

Jeffrey Pena

Director of Information Technology

Adam Sterngast

Manager, Trade Operations and Support

Greg Brady

Trade Operations Associate

Dina Jones

Director of Finance & Controller

Nicole Benbenek

Senior Staff Accountant

Fiona Cui

Staff Accountant

Kevin Gottlieb

Staff Accountant

Laurie E. Clark Webb

Head of Administration

Sanaa Amor

Administrative Assistant

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 & Senior Managing Director