Chris Mitchell is a principal in the Johannesburg office of Bain & Company. He is an expert in Bain's Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility and Economic Development practices.
Chris has worked closely with private and public sector clients on issues related to stakeholder engagement and building inclusive markets, particularly in agriculture and consumer products. He co-authored a report with Acumen titled Growing Prosperity: Developing Repeatable Models® to Scale the Adoption of Agricultural Innovations focused on smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. In addition, he advises clients across a range of industries, including telecommunications, media and technology (TMT), consumer goods, industrials, oil and gas, financial services and private equity.
Prior to joining Bain, Chris worked in India with Intellecap, a firm focused on helping social enterprises raise growth capital
He earned an MBA from MIT Sloan, an MPhil in international relations from Cambridge University and a BA in history from Tufts University.