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


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


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

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Akosua Shaa Yankey


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


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


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


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


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


Rosalind Kainyah MBE will be chairing the 5th Africa Oil Governance Summit

Rosalind Kainyah MBE will be chairing the 5th Africa Oil Governance Summit on the 22nd & 23rd October 2019 & facilitating the 1st panel on “Value addition to petroleum resources extraction through industrialization: The possibilities and the challenges”.  For a full break down of speaker & agenda, click here.


Africa | Attracting a New Wave of Investors

Rosalind Kainyah our Managing Director will be moderating a panel discussion for Invest Africa & DLA Piper on Wednesday 25th Sept 2019.  The Topic: Attracting a New Wave of Investors: Corporate Governance and Meeting International Standards | For the full details of who’s on the panel and focus points, click here.


Cranfield Names Rosalind Kainyah in Top 50 “BAME” Female Leaders

The Kina Advisory team is delighted to announce that our Managing Director, Rosalind Kainyah, has been named as one of the top 50 Leading Females professionals of Black, Asian and other Minority Ethnic (BAME) women by Cranfield University.  The 50 inspiring women come from backgrounds historically under-represented in the senior leadership pipeline.  “Click Here” to read the full post


Global Trade Review, West Africa 2019 and Rosalind Kainyah

Kina Advisory is delighted to confirm that Rosalind Kainyah, our Managing Director is one of the speakers at this year’s Global Trade Review, West Africa 2019.  Rosalind will be using her expertise to help explain the following, “What needs to be done to stimulate foreign direct investment in west Africa?”

In this interview conducted by Iyabode Soji-okusanya (Head Of Corporate Banking at Access Bank Plc) Rosalind will be touching on areas such as:

  • Ease of doing business: What are the main operational, financial and physical trade concerns for foreign investors?
  • Regulatory framework: To what extent is consistency an issue? Which West African markets and regulatory areas are of greatest concern? & What would investors like to see from regulators?
  • Physical infrastructure: To what extent is a lack of physical connectivity a barrier to fixed investment?
  • Who will be West Africa’s key partners in building a stronger, more resilient economy? What do investors see as the key areas of value they can bring to the region?

To see a full breakdown of the 2 day event, please click the below link.

Global Trade Review, West Africa 2019 and Rosalind Kainyah


Aker Energy announces successful drilling offshore of Ghana

As a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Aker Energy, Rosalind Kainyah (Managing Director of Kina Advisory) is thrilled by the news of results of the first appraisal well drilled by Aker Energy offshore Ghana. The hard work begins but Rosalind is confident that Aker Energy will be an exemplary partner in Ghana – for the benefit of the country as a whole | To read the full press release, please click here.