Brian D. Agnew, Ph.D.

COO & Managing Partner

Brian D. Agnew, Ph.D. is the Chief Operating Officer and Managing Partner of Sphinx Minerva Group, a leading Management Consulting firm specializing in equity, diversity & inclusion strategies, public advocacy, strategic planning, crisis management, and fundraising leadership. Dr. Agnew brings a wealth of experience from his 18-year career as a senior executive leading diverse, dynamic teams across the higher education and healthcare industries.


A frequent author and speaker on topics of health equity, gender equality and racial equity Brian brings his unique perspective and experience to the conversation helping his clients along this important journey. 


Dr. Agnew has been named among Diversity MBA Magazine’s Top 100 Executives Under 50, received the NAACP W.E.B. DuBois Leadership Award, and was named an NJ Biz 2019 Forty Under 40 Award Winner.

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