Jonathan Berman

Chief Executive Officer Shell Foundation
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Jonathan Berman joined Shell Foundation (SF) in May 2022 as its Chief Executive Officer, guiding SF’s strategy and delivery. He currently serves on the Boards of Factor[e], which invests in and builds de-carbonised solutions for emerging market economies; Asoko Insight, which delivers superior data and analysis on emerging market corporations; AIP Migo Money, which invests in emerging market payment solutions; and Technovation, an NGO empowering young women worldwide through entrepreneurship and technology training.

Before joining SF, Berman was managing partner of AIP, a private investment partnership focused on emerging market digital transformation. He was previously Partner and Director of the global corporate practice at Dalberg, a strategy advisor with 21 offices worldwide.

Berman is author of the book Success in Africa (foreword by Robert Rubin), which President Bill Clinton calls “timely and important,” and Coke CEO Neville Isdell describes as “a great book”. His views appear in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg and Harvard Business Review.