Michael Tsan

Michael Tsan is a Partner based in New York who helps lead Dalberg Advisors' access to finance, renewable energy, and program evaluation work in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Africa. Michael specializes in developing and assessing inclusive business models and base-of-the-pyramid-focused market transformation programs for off-grid products and services.

Michael works regularly with social enterprises, multinational corporations (MNCs), development agencies, foundations, and specialized non-governmental organizations in the renewable energy, gender, access to finance, health, and agriculture sectors. A sample of his recent engagements includes a social business and corporate social responsibility strategy for a leading pharma MNC in Asia, a growth strategy for a high-profile agricultural extension NGO, the midterm evaluation of the International Finance Corporation’s advisory services portfolio in Southeast Asia, and an ex-post evaluation of the World Bank Group’s Lighting Africa program.

Prior to his work at Dalberg, Michael spent 6 years at McKinsey & Company in the US, Europe, and Asia. He earned a JD from Yale Law School, a mini-MBA from Tuck Business School at Dartmouth, and a BA in Economics and History from Swarthmore College. Michael sits on the steering committee of the South Asia chapter of the Aspen Development Network of Enterpreneurs and writes and speaks regularly on inclusive business and renewable energy issues.