Dasha studied BSc Economics at London School of Economics. She started her working life in data analysis for the marketing agency Engine where she developed a bespoke model for forecasting YouTube video views. She then pursued her personal interest in art by working as a digital assistant for the Art Fund.
In 2016, Dasha joined the Fund Research team at Killik & Co and worked on the Multi-Manager Service and the Portfolio Management Service. After almost three years, she moved into the UK small cap space by joining the Special Situations team. In July 2020,Dasha moved to the Hampstead branch and is currently an Investment Manager. Dasha is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).