Ms. Mwanza serves as a Private Wealth Advisor to ultra high net worth families, foundations and endowments. In developing an investment plan, Ms. Mwanza focuses on managing risk, liquidity and implementing high performing, values-based (or socially responsible or impact) investments. Ms. Mwanza joined UBS Private Wealth Management in 2008. Prior to her role at UBS, she was a Private Banker at Lehman Brothers Private Investment Management having begun her financial services career at J.P. Morgan Private Bank (Morgan Guaranty Trust).
Ms. Mwanza received her M.A. in Linguistics from the University of Konstanz, Germany and an M.B.A. from Johnson, Cornell University. She is fluent in German and holds Series 3, 7, 63 & 66 licenses.
Ms. Mwanza serves on the Advisory Boards of Johnson, Cornell University Business School and Entrepreneurship@Cornell. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Global Board of Directors of Grassroot Soccer. She also most recently joined the MDG Health Alliance. Further activities include her memberships with the Social Investment Forum and the Economic Club of New York.
Ms. Mwanza hails from Zambia and currently lives with her husband Todd in Brooklyn, New York. She is an avid runner with four marathons behind her and the fifth scheduled for this year and enjoys golf, snowboarding and travel, most recently to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.