Biography

Daniella Ballou-Aares

Daniella Ballou-Aares

Director
Daniella Ballou-Aares has served as a member of our board since March 2018. Ms. Ballou-Aares is a partner at Dalberg Advisors, a strategic advisory firm. She joined Dalberg’s founding team in 2004 and has served in a variety of capacities within the firm, including founding its global health practice and serving as the first Regional Director for the Americas. Ms. Ballou-Aares recently returned to Dalberg after serving in the Obama administration for five years as the senior advisor for development to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Hillary Clinton. Before Dalberg, she was a management consultant at Bain & Company in the U.S., U.K. and South Africa. Ms. Ballou-Aares holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, an M.P.A. from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a B.S. in operations research and industrial engineering from Cornell University.