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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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 15 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.

Prisca is fluent in French and English and has worked in 15 countries including Chad, Gabon, 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 and the Société de l’Industrie Minérale

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What we are up to & News

27|11|2019

Kina Advisory is proud to be an event partner of DLA Piper – Africa Week 2019

On the 28th November, Kina Advisory is proud to be an event partner of DLA Piper – Africa Week 2019. The theme for the day is“Africa: the future of trade and investment” and will be facilitated by Lanre A. editor of Nurmara and former editor of This Is Africa at the Financial Times and African Business. Our MD Rosalind Kainyah MBE will be moderating a session in the afternoon on: “Developing sustainable energy and natural resource projects: Implementing ESG in practice” | The panel will be made up of Jack Cunningham – Sustainability, Policy & Risk Director, Gemfields, Rhys Davies – Partner, DLA Piper, Chris Goodwin-Hudson – Founder, Watchman & Carla McRoberts – Managing Director, Veracity Worldwide | For a full breakdown of the day click here: 

21|10|2019

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.

23|09|2019

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.

22|07|2019

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

25|04|2019

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