Managing partner and regional director- Africa for Dalberg
Edwin Macharia is the managing partner and regional director- Africa for Dalberg. He advises developing countries’ governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, international organizations, foundations, nongovernmental organizations and corporations on a range of issues including strategy, operational efficiency, and program implementation. Edwin joined Dalberg from the Clinton Foundation where he held multiple roles focused on rural communities. As Director of Agriculture, he led the Foundation’s thinking, operations and partnership-building in the agriculture space for a $100M initiative focused on effecting holistic development at the grassroots.
Prior to Dalberg, Edwin was Director of the Rural Initiative for the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative, charged with developing and supporting execution of programs that extend HIV/AIDS care and treatment services to low level heath facilities (health centers and dispensaries) across partner countries. Prior to joining the Clinton Foundation, Edwin was at McKinsey & Company where he served clients in the financial services and pharmaceuticals sectors. Edwin holds a degree in Biology from Amherst College. Edwin was recently voted as a Young Global Leader, class of 2015 http://www.weforum.org/news/emerging-economies-set-pace-world-economic-forum-announcesleaders-future?news=page and he was also voted as one of Forbes’ Top 10 List of Africa’s Most Powerful Men http://pjtec.info/the-10-most-powerful-men-in-africa-2015/