Astia’s leadership includes a Board of Trustees stewarding the mission and extending the organization’s reach and voice. The Trustees play a central role in the direction and success of Astia and our companies.

Astia Board of Trustees

Ida Beerhalter, IOME Family office

Aitua Ekhaese, North Hill Advisory Partners Limited
London, United Kingdom

Dr. Patricia A. K. Fletcher, SAP & Founder, PSDNetwork
Boston, USA

Mark Houghton-Berry, Non-Executive Director
London, United Kingdom

Margaret H. Kavalaris, Dentons
Washington, DC, USA

Jamie Lerner, Pivot3
Silicon Valley, USA

Jeanne Sullivan, Special Advisor to Astia Fund & Founder StarVest Partners
New York, USA

Sharon Vosmek, Astia
Silicon Valley, New York, London

Andrea M. Zulberti, Investor
Silicon Valley, USA

Emeritus Trustee

Anula Jayasuriya, MD, PhD, MBA, India Life Science Fund & EXXclaim Capital
India & Silicon Valley, USA


Catherine Muther, Three Guineas Fund

“The Astia model of engaging a global community of experts and funding sources directly impacts the economic opportunity of women as high-growth entrepreneurs. Astia is a committed community – of men and women – dedicated to the success of women-led, high-growth ventures and I am proud to serve on its Board of Trustees.

– Ilya Nykin, Prolog Ventures