Varshaa joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch in November 2018 as the Head of Diversity and Inclusion for Asia Pacific. She has twelve years of experience in the D&I space and has worked across several industries. Prior to joining the bank, she led D&I for the APAC & EMEA regions for Cargill, a Minnesota-based global leader in trading and distributing agricultural commodities. Before Cargill she was employed with Goldman Sachs and led their D&I efforts across the region. She started her career in the ESG space and was responsible for the publication of the first sustainability report for Infosys, an Indian multinational corporation that provides business consulting, information technology and outsourcing services. Varshaa has a master’s degree in Globalization and Development from Warwick University in the UK.