Chief Executive Officer
Chinezi was previously the Head of McKinsey & Company’s African Education Practice, where he worked for eight years with over 25 countries’ school systems across the world. Chinezi began his career as a mathematics teacher, and holds an MBA and a Masters in Education from Stanford University, and a B.A. with Honours from Harvard University.
Chief Financial Officer
Damany was previously a founding team member of Bain & Company’s Africa practice. Damany previously worked across New York, London and South Africa for Morgan Stanley. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a Masters in Economic & Social History from Oxford University where he was a Rhodes Scholar and a BS from Cornell University.
Chief Development Officer
Oliver previously served as the Executive Vice President for Global Programs at the Clinton Health Access Initiative working on health and education priorities across the globe. He is also co-founder and board member of innovative East African education startups Spire (Kenya) and Kepler (Rwanda).
Chris is the former headmaster of Alliance High School and founding Dean of the African Leadership Academy in South Africa, and is widely regarded as one of Africa’s leading educators. Khaemba has also served the Government as the executive for education, youth affairs, children, culture and social services.
Dai served as CEO of Excel Academy Charter Schools, one of the highest-performing school networks in the United States. Previously, Dai led the Clinton Foundation’s work on health care products in the developing world. Dai holds a JD from Yale Law School and earned his bachelor’s degree at Harvard University.