Angela JhanjiDirector, ESG & Sustainability Services at Grant Thornton
Angela Jhanji is a director in Grant Thornton’s Sustainability and ESG practice. As a member of the firm’s Sustainability leadership team, Angela focuses on ESG strategy and provides performance and sustainability solutions to dynamic organizations ranging from the middle-market to the Fortune 500.
She has served the financial services, private equity, healthcare and consumer products industries for over 15 years. Angela has extensive experience in sustainability strategy development; ESG due diligence; competitive benchmarking; and the reporting standards of the SASB, GRI and TCFD. She has worked on advancing the sustainability agendas of numerous organizations, including the World Economic Forum, the World Bank and the United Nations.
Angela is viewed as a “chief diplomat” by her clients due to her ability to create inclusive environments for clients and colleagues. She employs a collaborative and personalized approach to working with her team, looking at both short-term and long-term impacts, the larger picture, and the impact that implementation strategies have on people and processes. Angela’s skill in translating data into meaningful transformation plans and insights furthers her ability to communicate and implement the objectives of her clients.
Angela received a master’s degree in public administration with a specialization in sustainability, finance and management from the Columbia University School of International Public Affairs. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom. She is a former World Economic Forum Global Shaper and was a Yunus and You business mentor.