James Mwangi is the Executive Director of the Dalberg Group, a global collection of impact-driven businesses that work to build a more inclusive and sustainable world where all people, everywhere, can reach their fullest potential. James joined Dalberg as a founding member in 2002, started Dalberg’s first Africa office (Johannesburg) in 2007, and subsequently led the growth of the Africa region to become Dalberg’s largest. From 2010, James was Global Managing Partner of Dalberg’s consulting business, guiding the formalization of its structure and governance as a global firm. Since 2014, he has served as Executive Director of the Dalberg Group, supporting the growth of new businesses and coordinating the efforts of all Dalberg entities in pursuit of their shared mission. He has led the acquisition or incubation of several integral elements of the Dalberg Group which today operates from locations in more than 25 countries around the world, employing over 600 professionals. As an advisor and consultant, James’s recent work has focused on leading Dalberg’s multi-year partnership with a major global foundation working to unlock up to 30 million dignified jobs for African youth by 2030. James currently serves on the boards of the Skoll Foundation, One Acre Fund, the Global Centre for Pluralism, Old Mutual Limited and the Nairobi International Financial Centre Authority. He is a 2009 Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellow of the African Leadership Institute, a 2013 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and holds a degree in economics from Harvard University.