Maina Sahi is a Project Leader with BCG India's Social Impact and Public Sector Practice. She is also a partner with Social Venture Partners and an investor in KleverKid.
At BCG Maina is currently leading a statewide school system transformation project in Rajasthan India, and advising the state's Chief Minister and Education Department on education sector reform to improve 10K schools and deliver quality education to potentially 5M children. Until December 2013 she co-led Parthenon’s Emerging Markets' Social & Public Sector practice. Initiating this practice in 2012, in less than one-year she helped build a $1.5M practice and a client portfolio that included MSDF, Abu Dhabi Education Council, IFC and Qatar Foundation, among others.
Maina's experience spans government policy reform; public school system transformation; scaling grassroots innovation; social innovation evaluation; and product/process development, dissemination & international expansion. Additionally, she has experience in private equity due diligence (~$0.5B in collective deal size), global expansion strategy & new business development in the Education, Energy, Healthcare, Consumer, Financial Services & Industrial sectors. Maina has led projects across multiple countries in APAC, MENA & LATAM.
Prior to her MBA, Maina led research for Egon Zehnder's Financial Services & Board Consulting Practice in India and built firm capabilities in new sectors such as: Financial Service Outsourcing, Equity Brokerage, Insurance & Retail Banking; and Board Consulting. Previously, she managed business analytics & information systems for Thomas Cook’s foreign exchange business in India, Mauritius & Sri Lanka and provided strategic analytical support to the business head.
Maina is an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Vice President of the Chicago Booth India alumni club.