About Jasmin Sethi

JASMIN SETHI is a lawyer-economist, entrepreneur, and thought leader with over a decade of experience in the financial industry. She was born in New York City to parents who emigrated from India and became naturalized citizens.

Jasmin received her JD, PhD in economics, and undergraduate degrees from Harvard University. As a Fulbright Scholar in 2001, she also earned an MSc in economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Jasmin has extensive experience in the financial services industry. Currently, Jasmin is the CEO of Sethi Clarity Advisers, a regulatory and business consulting firm she founded in 2018. Jasmin advises and angel invests in companies in the asset management and fintech space. Sethi Clarity Advisers partners with Morningstar, where Jasmin is an Associate Director of Policy Research. Other clients include Saifr, a compliance innovator being incubated by Fidelity Labs – and Blueprint Income – an annuities aggregator recently acquired by Mass Mutual. This work has earned her the designation as one of Philadelphia’s most admired CEO’s by the Philadelphia Business Journal.

Additionally, Jasmin serves on the SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee, and the boards of the Pension Action Center, the Harvard Club of Philadelphia, and the Grounds for Sculpture. Jasmin also mentors high school students on financial literacy, college choice, and career development through the iMentor program.

Previously, Jasmin served as Special Counsel at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Trading and Markets, and Vice President of BlackRock’s Legal and Compliance group. She was also an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center and SEC University. Earlier in her career, Jasmin was an Associate at Mayer Brown in Washington, D.C. where she practiced general litigation.

Throughout all her work, Jasmin seeks to promote the financial access, literacy, and empowerment of retail investors.

Education

  • BA in Applied Mathematics, Harvard University
  • MSc in Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science
  • JD in Law, Harvard University
  • PhD in Economics, Harvard University

Professional Fields

Work History

  • BlackRock, Vice President
  • CEO, Sethi Clarity Advisers

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