Sumana Manohar

March 22, 2022 | secon2023

Sumana Manohar is a co-Portfolio Manager of BlackRock’s Circular Economy strategy which was launched in October 2019. The strategy has over US$2 billion in assets under management and invests in global listed equities with positive exposure to the shift towards a more circular economy.  

Sumana joined BlackRock in October 2018 as the head of Thematic Research for Fundamental Active Equities. Previously she worked at Goldman Sachs for ten years, primarily in the Thematic Research team. Her role involved covering global investment themes such as demographics, tech disruption, consumer behaviour and resource scarcity as well as identifying stock opportunities with relevant exposure. Sumana earned an MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur, India in 2008.