James MwangiJames Mwangi



Occupational Information

Occupation: Consulting

Occupational Position: Executive Director at Dalberg Group

Professional History

James Mwangi is the Executive Director of the Dalberg Group, a collection of impact-driven businesses that seek to champion inclusive and sustainable growth around the world, and a Partner with Dalberg Advisors. James founded and built up Dalberg’s presence in Africa, beginning with the Johannesburg office in 2007, Nairobi in 2008, and Dakar in 2009, and he served as Global Managing Partner and Chief Executive of Dalberg’s consulting business from 2010 to 2014.

Prior to Dalberg, James worked at McKinsey & Company. He is a 2013 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and a member of the Young Presidents Organization. He is a member of the Global Entrepreneurs Council of the UN Foundation and has been serving on the board of the Skoll Foundation since September 2019.


AB Honors degree in Economics from Harvard University


2009 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow