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Veronica Borgonovi

Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

With over 10 years of for-profit and social sector consulting experience, Veronica brings strong skills in research, strategy development, learning and evaluation, and change management to a variety of clients at FSG. Veronica has served FSG clients within the community philanthropy, education, health, and environment sectors. Recent projects include working with The Rockefeller Foundation to research shared value in emerging markets and with UN Women evaluating gender-responsive budgeting. Veronica has co-authored several FSG research papers, including Creating Shared Value in India, for which she was the lead author.

Before FSG

Prior to joining FSG, Veronica spent one year living in rural Kenya while serving as Director of Program Innovation for One Acre Fund, a nonprofit that helps East African farmers grow their way out of hunger. She began her career as a consultant, first with Arthur Andersen and then with Bain and Company, where she recommended actions for a nonprofit focused on cancer education and research to best allocate funding toward activities with the highest potential impact and mission alignment. Veronica has also served as a volunteer and Board member for Inside Out Community Arts, a youth-focused organization based in Los Angeles.


  • B.A. in Communications and a minor in Business Administration, the University of California at Berkeley
  • Masters in Business Administration, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

On working at FSG

“When I joined FSG, I was excited at the prospect of working with passionate, intelligent people on tough social challenges. I haven’t been disappointed! Hearing from a reader that one of our white papers “will be very useful for all foundations,” and hearing from clients that our work is “inspiring” and will make their own organization “stronger in the long-term,” gives me hope that we are achieving our mission to accelerate the pace of social progress by supporting our clients and the field in best achieving their goals. I enjoy collaborating with colleagues and clients—at the end of a project I often feel the same as I did when graduating from college or business school. You look forward to keeping in touch, but also know you’ll miss the level of interaction that working closely together creates.”