James is an independent non-executive director. He is the executive director of the Dalberg Group, overseeing the global operations of its 6 businesses operating in over 30 countries worldwide. James helped found Dalberg in New York in 2002 and later founded Dalberg’s Africa presence beginning with Johannesburg in 2007, before taking on the role of Global Managing Partner and Chief Executive of Dalberg’s consulting business, from 2010 to 2014. Prior to Dalberg, he worked at McKinsey & Company in New York. He currently serves on the boards of One Acre Fund, The Skoll Foundation and Koko Networks, as well as various Dalberg businesses and entities.
He is a 2009 Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellow of the African Leadership Institute and a 2013 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.
Education: He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Harvard University.
Board committees: Related Party Transaction; Responsible Business; Technology and Platforms