Kina Network

Kina’s network of consultants have conducted business in many countries. With experience in ESG due diligence, political risk management and stakeholder engagement, they lend the value of their knowledge and experience to the service Kina Advisory provides to its clients

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Kwame Akuffo

Associate

Kwame is an Executive Coach, Educator and Tutor and the founder of HRB Partnership. He is also a Director of Pentacle Africa. Kwame works with managers and leadership teams to support Organisational and Leadership Development and Change.

Kwame has facilitated and led a number of successful projects and programmes for Tullow Oil, GCB Bank, Ghana Chambers of Mines, HFC Bank, UT Holdings, The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and De Beers. He holds M.Sc. degrees in Human Resources Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science; and in Organisational Behaviour, from Birkbeck College (University of London).

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Theo Acheampong

Associate

Theo Acheampong is a petroleum economist and emerging markets analyst with over five years’ experience in providing economic and investment analysis as well as strategic advice and research support for projects within the global oil gas and energy industries. He specialises in upstream oil and gas advisory with particular emphasis on fiscal regime modelling, petroleum valuation, project economics and contract negotiations.

He has worked on a number of client projects in the oil and gas industry for Crystol Energy (London), Endeavour International Corporation (Aberdeen) and the Aberdeen Centre for Research in Energy Economics and Finance (ACREEF) among others. In addition, Theo has been engaged as a consultant providing macroeconomic analysis and market research reports with a focus on frontier emerging markets in Sub-Saharan Africa for IHS Economics & Country Risk (London) and Kina Advisory Limited (London) among others.

Theo is the Co-Founder and CEO of Africa Economics LLC, a boutique consultancy offering broad-based macro socioeconomic analysis, market research, business analytics and intelligence services with a focus on frontier emerging markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. He is an alumnus of the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, with a master’s degree in Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance (with distinction) and an ongoing PhD in Economics (specialisation in Petroleum Economics) under the supervision of Professor Alexander Kemp, a global authority in petroleum economics. He holds a Chemical Engineering degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana. More about his work can be found at www.theoachempong.com.

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Akosua Shaa Yankey

Associate

Akosua Shaa Yankey is an Associate of Kina Advisory Limited, based in the company’s office in Accra, Ghana. She is focused on developing new business for the company and managing relationship with current and prospective clients. She has a strong business management and development background, and experience in project management, monitoring and evaluation.

Shaa Yankey started her career at SECAM (Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar) in travelling through Africa providing administrative and logistical support for conferences and workshops in venues such as Lome (Togo), Lagos (Nigeria), Kinshasa (Zaire) and Roma (Lesotho).

Following that, she became the General Manager of a business management and development consultancy where she was responsible for co-ordinating the company’s projects and assignments in various sectors and countries in West Africa; specifically, Liberia, Sierra Leone and in Ghana. In her role she was responsible for client relationship management; assisted in the drafting and finalising project reports; and managed client conferences and workshops. The company’s clients included the World Bank, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), the Government of Ghana, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Credit Union Association of Ghana among others.

Shaa is also the Founder and Managing Director of STB Consulting Limited, a business management and development consulting company; and a Director of Nuba Foods and Commodities Limited, an indigenous agro-food processing company in Ghana which works with small holder farmers.

She holds a BA in Modern Languages from the University of Ghana; and certificates in French Language from the Sorbonne University, Paris, France and the University of Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, as well as a certificate in Spanish Language from the Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain.

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Prisca Piot

Associate

Prisca has over 12 years’ experience within the social and local content field and extensive experience in project implementation. She is highly experienced in social performance management in compliance with IFC Performance Standards and in local content for the oil and mining sector. She has completed courses in social stake of environmental projects from ENVAM and CSR Strategy & Management from McGill University.

Prisca is fluent in French and English and has worked in 12 countries including Chad, Guinea, South Africa and Senegal. She holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management at the University of New South Wales. She is a member of the International Association for Impact Assessment; Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply; and the Société de l’Industrie Minérale.

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Benjamin Sowa

Associate

Benjamin is a project management and administration professional with experience in marketing, event management, fleet and facilities management, social performance management and general administration.

Working with Swivel Marketing as project manager, he was responsible for executing local and nationwide high profile events, branding, and sales projects. Clients included Vodafone Ghana and Guinness Ghana. He has also worked with Millicom Ghana (TIGO) and Swivel Marketing gaining strong project management experience.

He has a degree in Political Science and History from the University of Ghana-Legon and a certificate in Project Management from Ghana Institute for Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).

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Cassandra Mensah-Abrampah

Associate

Cassandra is a strategy, business and economic development professional with corporate and non-profit experience in Africa, the US and the UK.

She graduated from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) with a Master of International Affairs degree, focusing on Economic and Political Development and specialising in Management and Sub-Saharan Africa. Cassandra served as President of SIPA’s Pan-African Network and chaired Columbia University’s 7th Annual Africa Diplomatic Forum.

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Asantewaa Agyare

Associate

Asantewaa is an experienced researcher who has worked and studied within the environmental, corporate sustainability, and agricultural sectors, with the likes of Oxfam GB and Diageo.

She has gained further experience during her time at Kina Advisory Ltd, carrying out comparative studies of corporate social responsibility programmes, literature reviews on the benefits of a corporate foundation, and a research paper on the role of the private sector in the implementation of the sustainable development goals.

Asantewaa recently received her B.A. in Environmental Studies, Mandarin and History at Bates College, USA, where she completed an array of modules advancing her research and analytical skills. She also holds a certificate of Mandarin Language from the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.

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What we are up to & News

01|11|2018

Rosalind Kainyah | Arise Invest Interview About Cal Bank

MD of Kina Advisory, Rosalind Kainyah has been interviewed by Arise Invest,  Arise is a leading African investment company backed by three reputable cornerstone investors, namely Norfund, Rabobank, and FMO.  Rosalind has done many interviews relating to investing in Africa, but this article focuses on her role as a board member of Cal Bank, “what excites her about this role” & “why become involved with Cal bank”, as well as looking at her background. We hope you find the article enlightening (Click Here for the full Article).

12|10|2018

IWF Ghana | Generating Sustainable Wealth in Ghana

Rosalind Kainyah, Co-President of the International Women’s Forum Ghana (IWF Ghana) will be hosting the Forum’s first weekend retreat. With an all-female audience of around 50 Ghanian leaders, this retreat will focus on the common thread which binds the audience together: Generating Sustainable Wealth: How to create viable local companies which can become partners or suppliers to international companies in sectors like: oil & gas, mining, energy, construction and Infrastructure. Rosalind and other guest speakers will answer this question and many others from our business stand-point. (more…)

20|09|2018

Africa50 expands its board of directors

Africa50 has appointed our Imoni Akpofure to the board of directors.  Her expertise in project finance, strategy, business development, environmental and social sustainability, and stakeholder engagement, with a focus on emerging markets will be invaluable to Africa50 as they continue to contribute to Africa’s growth. For the full article, just click here.

10|09|2018

Rosalind Kainyah | Appointed | Board of Aker Energy

Aker Energy’s Appointment of Rosalind Kainyah to the board demonstrates their commitment to developing the socio-economic environment within Ghana.  Click the link to read the full story.

30|08|2018

August newsletter from “Word of Mouth” | Part of this month’s Wing Women series

Managing Director, Rosalind Kainyah, has been featured in this month’s edition of Word of Mouth Newsletter as part of this month’s Wing Women series. Word of Mouth is ‘an offline community focused on changing the existing default by way of female empowerment.’. Their newsletter focuses on Rosalind’s positive work with companies that have significant socio-economic impacts doing business in Africa. To read the Newsletter, just click here