Kwasi Mitchell, Chief Purpose and DEI Officer, Deloitte
Kwasi is the Chief Purpose and DEI Officer at Deloitte. He is responsible for leading the organization-wide strategy that powers Deloitte’s commitment to purpose and DEI that drives a broader impact for their clients, people and the communities in which Deloitte operates. Kwasi built and oversees the organization’s first dedicated Purpose and DEI Office focused on addressing some of the world’s most complex societal issues including diversity, equity and inclusion, sustainability and climate change, education and workforce development, and technology trust ethics. In his role, Kwasi supports clients on their journeys to becoming purpose-driven organizations and helps form new collaborations with organizations that address systemic societal issues to drive more equitable outcomes. Prior to being named Deloitte’s Chief Purpose & DEI Officer, Kwasi was the diversity, equity and inclusion leader, and the pro bono and social impact lead for Deloitte Consulting practice.
Kwasi has a PhD in inorganic chemistry from Northwestern University, an MBA from Drexel University and sits on the board of several national and global nonprofits focused on building a more equitable society. He lives in Washington, D.C. where he spends time with his lovely wife, Kathleen.