Angela Mwanza is Co-Founder of Evergreen Wealth Management at UBS Private Wealth Management, where she has achieved immense success as a Private Wealth Advisor and Family Office Consultant by focusing on the intersection of family, finance, and philanthropy. She serves on UBS’ Sustainable Investing Advisory Council and was selected as a UBS Global Visionary Ambassador in recognition of her leadership at UBS in driving innovative solutions to societal issues, which she addresses through sustainable and impact investments, bridging the divide to philanthropy, and working closely with families and family offices to build sustainable enterprises that will thrive across generations.
Ms. Mwanza was named as one of “46 Leaders in Sustainable Investing” by Forbes, a recipient of the “Women of Power and Influence Award” by the Natural Organization of Women (alongside Janet Yellen), listed as one of the City and State of New York’s top 100 in CSR (2017) as well as one of the “50 Most Influential Women in Private Wealth Management” by Private Asset Management Magazine (2015).SC Johnson Cornell College of Business awarded Angela the Wilbur Parker Award for her work in diversity, and most recently she was awarded the Robert J. Swieringa Service Award. Ms. Mwanza holds an MBA from Cornell University and a BA/MA in Linguistics from the University of Konstanz in Germany. She is fluent in German.
Ms. Mwanza frequently speaks about financial markets and their intersection with environmental, social, and governance issues at various conferences and on television with Bloomberg and CNBC. She has also been featured in multiple print publications, including Barron’s and Bloomberg Markets.
Ms. Mwanza currently serves on the board as well as the Risk and Audit Committee of Jumia (Ticker: JMIA, that trades on the NYSE), an e-commerce company often called “the Amazon of Africa.” She also serves on multiple non-profit boards that are mainly focused on public health and medical research, an area she is passionate about having grown up in Sub-Saharan Africa at the height of the AIDS crisis and she lost her sister to the disease. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Investment Committee for the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation ($1.8B endowment), on the Board of Directors of Grace Farms Foundation, and recently joined the Board of Advisors of the SC Johnson Cornell College of Business. She formerly served on the boards of Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ), Global Health Alliance (formerly MDF Health Alliance) that was an initiative of the UN Special Envoy for Health, Beespace, Grassroot Soccer, and FORWARD Impact (formerly Good Films Foundation). She was also selected to be 1 of 10 Founding Members for the United Nations Foundations’ Global Entrepreneurs Council.
She is a member of the Economic Club of New York and The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment. She is also an avid runner with six marathons behind her and has scaled Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for Grassroot Soccer. She lives with her husband and son between Brooklyn and Ithaca.