Shu Dar Yao

Shu Dar Yao

Head of Investments
Shu Dar is Head of Investments at RSF where she leads asset management and equity investing strategies. She is passionate about scaling innovations in impact investing, evidence and outcomes based financing, and addressing social and environmental injustice. Previously she led Capital Formation and Investor Relations at Social Finance, a nonprofit focusing on Pay for Success financing and Social Impact Bonds. She has also served as Vice President at Citigroup, focusing on investing in social enterprises, Green Bonds, and microfinance. At International Finance Corporation she worked on Global Infrastructure project finance, and at JPMorgan she was an investment banker serving mostly technology clients in global M&A, Syndicated Leveraged Finance and Private Equity Sponsors. Shu Dar received an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and graduated magna cum laude from NYU, Stern School of Business with a BS in Finance and International Business.