Dalberg promotes two to partner in US

23 March 2023 Consulting.us 2 min. read
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Dalberg, a global development consulting firm, has appointed John Sartori and Shruthi Jayaram as partners in its advisory business.

The two US promotions are part of a wider slate of seven new partners across Dalberg’s global operations, which span 24 offices in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions.

“As the most senior leaders in the firm, Partners play a leading role in stewarding Dalberg’s mission and business, deepening and growing the group’s impact, developing the next generation of social impact leaders, and ensuring that Dalberg continues to deliver exceptional client service across all regions, sectors, and practice areas,” the New York-headquartered firm said in a press release.

Based in Washington, DC, Sartori has been at Dalberg since 2016 and serves as the company’s CFO for the Americas. In the role, Sartori oversees all aspects of the region’s finances and operations, including financial management, strategic planning, financial reporting, taxation, real estate management, and IT.

John Sartori and Shruthi Jayaram - Dalberg

He has more than 20 years of experience in professional services, with a focus on leading internal finance functions. Before joining Dalberg, Sartori spent over a decade at Boston Consulting Group, where he was latterly head of finance for the Central Europe region.

Earlier in his career, Sartori was an international accountant at Akamai Technologies and a senior associate at Grant Thornton US. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Assumption University.

Based in San Francisco, Jayaram co-leads Dalberg’s global gender practice. Her work focuses on advancing gender equality and social justice, including increasing women’s economic power and addressing gendered violence. Jayaram has developed strategies and tools for clients including UN Women, the Gates Foundation, and Mars Inc.

She joined Dalberg in 2015 as a senior consultant, and most recently served as a senior project manager. Prior to joining the firm, Jayaram worked as an economist and policymaker.

She holds a dual master of public administration degree from Columbia University and the National University of Singapore and bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Delhi.

Dalberg was founded in 2001 and provides strategy and policy advice in global development to governments, foundations, international agencies, and NGOs. The firm has more than 650 employees.