Chief Investment Officer, Regal Ford Asia (SFO)
Aradhna Dayal runs her family office Regal Ford Asia, based in Hong Kong, with investments in real estate, tech and alternative investment funds. As the fourth-generation family member of a large landowning family in India, Aradhna is amongst the first female family office CIOs in Greater China. The family office combines Impact with returns and has been a pioneer in Asian Hedge Funds, PE and VC funds investing as far back as late 1990s. Aradhna Dayal is also the founder of Access Alts Asia, a Hong Kong-based investment club that aims brings global families and business leaders to invest in alternative assets across borders. With Access Alts, Aradhna has created the first, and perhaps the most influential, global East-West bridge. In 2019, she was invited by Warren Buffet’s office to represent Hong Kong at the Berkshire Hathaway Annual General Meeting. Aradhna is also passionate about philanthropy and building an inclusive society amidst the current global social upheaval. Along with her children, she runs Move4Migrants to empower the ethnic minority and migrant communities of Hong Kong. Aradhna also advocates for Women in Boardrooms and education for all. In 2020, she was invited by The Milken Institute to lead a discussion on Asia and Future Women Leaders. In 2021, she received the prestigious AmCham Woman of Influence award. Aradhna has read Global Strategic Business at Harvard Business School. She is an avid hiker and proud mother of two feisty, independent-minded teenagers, enjoying her free time sparring with them.