Job Title: Executive Director at Dalberg Group
James leads strategy, transactions, and operations across Africa Climate Ventures. Prior to founding the studio, James co-founded Dalberg Advisors in New York in 2002, before founding Dalberg’s Africa business in 2007. He served as Dalberg Advisors’ Global Managing Partner from 2010- 2014, and as Dalberg Group’s Executive Director from 2014-2022. In 2021, James founded the Climate Action Platform for Africa, a not-for-profit organisation that aims to help Africa achieve broad-based economic growth through climate action leadership. James is an early investor and board member of Koko Networks, a Non-Executive Director of Old Mutual Limited, and the Board Chair of One Acre Fund. In 2022 James received a Climate Breakthrough Award, and he is also an Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellow, a WEF Young Global Leader, and a member of YPO. 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 also currently serves as a member of the Global Entrepreneurs Council of the UN Foundation. He holds an AB Hons Degree in Economics from Harvard University. James is a board member of the Skoll Foundation. He holds a degree in economics from Harvard University and is a Yale World Fellow.
AB Honors degree in Economics from Harvard University
2009 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow
Additional Tags: Economics, Leadership