Ngozi Nezianya

Associate, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Ngozi Joel Nezianya is an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. In 2016, Nezianya was appointed to the ACS board of directors.

Nezianya previously worked as a Senior Research Analyst at the Democracy Alliance, where he conducted due diligence and program evaluations on public policy institutes, community organizing groups and other issue advocacy and civic engagement organizations.

Nezianya was previously a teaching fellow and acting head of the Leadership Department at African Leadership Academy.

He also taught leadership and entrepreneurship courses to equip students with skills to build and lead effective teams, identify market opportunities and manage and grow nonprofit and for-profit enterprises.

Nezianya received his J.D. cum laude and his M.B.A. from Northwestern University, and his B.A. in political science from Yale University.