Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss
(born July 28, 1956)
is an Iranian-American economist, businesswoman and entrepreneur. She is the CEO of RockCreek, an investment firm that she founded in 2003.
Beschloss then became a managing director and partner of the Carlyle Group
and president of Carlyle Asset Management before starting her own firm. She is a former member of the board of directors of Temple-Inland
, and of the commercial property firm AMB Property Corporation (now Prologis). She is the co-author of The Economics of Natural Gas
(Oxford) and has written numerous journal articles. She advises governments, central banks and regulatory agencies on public and financial policy.