For the last 21 years Ashley has been working with Capital Group Private Markets (“CGPM”), the private equity division of Capital Group, a US based global asset manager with $1.7 trillion AUM. Since 1992 CGPM has invested 6 global emerging markets private equity funds in over 100 companies with $6.5 billion of equity commitments. Ashley was co-Chief Investment Officer of CGPM from 2015 and prior to that Managing Partner for EMEA with numerous equity investments and related Board positions in consumer goods, healthcare, and industrial across the region. At end 2018 Ashley retired. Prior to CGPM Ashley worked with the EBRD, with a focus on early stage equity funds in Russia, and LEK Partnership, a global management consultancy where his focus included the Poland industrial sector in the mid 1990s.