Dinésha MendisAmbassador at Diversity Project
Dinésha Mendis is Head of RFP at Close Brothers Asset Management and Ambassador for the Diversity Project. She joined the asset management industry in 2001 and has since acquired a wide range of experience in business development and marketing roles from leading investment houses including Russell Investments, Lombard Odier, HSBC Asset Management, Newton Investments and Invesco. A fluent German-speaker, she specialised as an RFP Manager working on new business opportunities in the DACH markets.
Dinésha has campaigned as activist, fundraiser and speaker for children’s rights with NSPCC.org.uk since 2009 and is also founder of private wellbeing events company Sunday Unplugged. She holds a BA in Politics, a MA in History of Art from the University of London and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA).