Senior Director & Global Head of APCO Impact — APCO Worldwide
Denielle Sachs is the senior director and global head of APCO Impact, the social impact and sustainability group within APCO Worldwide that focuses on climate and sustainability, racial and gender justice, philanthropy, as well as helping companies embed purpose, CSR and ESG in their business strategies. APCO Impact brings the rigor of management consulting, the technical know-how of a social impact boutique, the innovation of a creative agency, the storytelling prowess of a communications powerhouse and the insights and reach of a global firm.
Ms. Sachs joined APCO in 2020, when the firm she founded, The Tembo Group, was acquired and has since overseen the acquisition of LA-based firm, Global Philanthropy Group. Previously, she spent eight years as the director of social impact for McKinsey & Company. At McKinsey, she helped build the Social Sector Practice, as well as architected and led the firm’s first-ever global corporate citizenship strategy, including the creation of the Firm’s 501(c)(3), now McKinsey.org. Earlier in her career, Denielle worked with The White House and various national political campaigns, and served as a government relations, CSR and communications expert at several premier agencies, both in the United States and abroad. She holds a Master of Arts in International Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies and a Bachelor of Arts from New York University.