CJ Fonzi and Sara Wallace
Dalberg Global Development Advisors

CJ Fonziis a project leader at Dalberg Global Development Advisors. He supports foundations, investors, bi- and multi-lateral investors, and multinational companies, in developing approaches to small and medium size enterprise (SME) investment, impact investing, and impact measurement.CJ joined Dalberg from the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) where he managed the Impact Reporting and Investment Standards (IRIS), a common language for describing the social and environmental performance of an impact investment. Previously, CJ managed a base of the pyramid project for DuPont that included both slum and village sites across India. He has also served as the Manager of Monitoring and Evaluation for the Clinton Foundation’s Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in India.


CJ currently splits his time between New York City and Johannesburg South Africa. He sits on the South African Steering committee for the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs. CJ holds an MBA from Cornell University with a concentration in Sustainable Global Enterprise and a BS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Information Technology.




Sara Wallaceis a communications coordinator at Dalberg Global Development Advisors supporting the Initiative for Smallholder Finance, a multi-donor effort designed to demonstrate how specific products and services can expand the reach of financing for smallholder farmers.


Articles by CJ Fonzi and Sara Wallace

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