Full Name
Dr. James Mwangi
Job Title
Group Chief Executive Officer
Equity Group Holdings
Speaker Bio
Dr. James Mwangi is Group CEO of Equity Holdings, credited with democratizing financial access, leading Equity to become an integrated financial services group operating in six African countries with a client base of over 16 million, and an asset base of $12 Billion USD. Dr. Mwangi established Equity Group Foundation to scale shared prosperity, mobilizing support of likeminded partners to commit $445 Million for social impact. James is an awardee of the 202 Oslo Business for Peace Award; the 2007 G8 Global Vision award citing him as “an initiator of a concept of the future that will shape the world economy”; recognized in the FT’s 2009 list of ‘Top 50 Thought Leaders in Emerging Markets” and the “Top 20 Most Influential People in Africa”; is the holder of 2012 EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Award; and was named one of the Bloomberg 50 in 2019.
Dr. James Mwangi