Anna-Maria Mbwette

Partner, Johannesburg

Anna-Maria Mbwette is a partner in The Bridgespan Group’s Johannesburg Office. Through her work, she hopes to advance Bridgespan footprint in East Africa serving nonprofits, philanthropists, and impact investors seeking to enhance their impact in the region.

Prior to joining Bridgespan in 2024, Anna-Maria spent close to a decade in the strategy advisory and investment space in East Africa. She was a country lead for trade and investment at the British High Commission in Tanzania, working closely with government and principal funders, such as The British International Investment. She was also the lead for clean energy sector and trade policy areas. Previously, she worked for Monitor Deloitte as a corporate strategy and project management practitioner, particularly supporting private sector, governments, multilateral and bilateral institutions, and donor foundations in the East Africa region.

Anna-Maria earned an MBA from IESE Business School, with a focus on investment and social entrepreneurship and a BA in economics and international relations from Stanford University. She is primarily based in Dar-es-Salaam Tanzania.