Dr. James Mwangi,
Group Managing Director, CEO, Equity Group Holdings
Executive Chairman, Equity Group Foundation
Dr. James Mwangi is a champion for socio-economic transformation. The Kenyan born banker and leading businessman is a lifelong entrepreneur whose career has stood as an example of how a successful business can deliver value to its shareholders and create effective social impact. Dr. Mwangi’s conviction to uplifting lives, led to the establishment of the Equity Group Foundation (EGF) where he is currently the Executive Chairman. Set up in 2008 as the social arm of Equity Group Holdings, its aim is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the African people through the development and implementation of innovative programs that leverage the existing Group infrastructure and links partners to the bottom of the pyramid.
Dr. Mwangi holds 5 honorary doctorate degrees and is the current Chancellor of Meru University College of Science and Technology and is a frequent guest lecturer at Stanford, Columbia, MIT, Harvard, IESE and Lagos Business School where the Equity Bank Business Model is a case study.