Rosalind Kainyah, MBE, is a trusted advisor to global companies on responsible business investment and partnerships in Africa. She has decades of experience in corporate and environmental law, government relations, political risk management and sustainability.
As an environmental lawyer for almost a decade from the early 1990s, Rosalind advised international organisations and governments on environmental policy and legislation. She went on to become a corporate lawyer at the international law firm, Linklaters. And later, a corporate and commercial lawyer and Executive Director at De Beers Group. Prior to founding Kina Advisory in 2013, she was Vice President, External Affairs and CSR at Tullow Oil plc.
Rosalind is a member of the Bar of England and Wales. She is a Non-Executive Director for Aker Energy, and CAL Bank Limited Ghana; Vice Chairperson of the Africa Gifted Foundation; and also serves on the Advisory Board of Invest in Africa.
In 2014, Rosalind was awarded an MBE for services to CSR for the benefit of youth in Africa. Recently, she was selected as one of the top 50 leading female professionals by Cranfield University. She was named in 2008 as one of Britain’s most influential people of African and African Caribbean heritage by The Power List. In 2016, she was again named by Forbes Afrique Magazine as one of the 100 influential women on the African continent.
Dr (Mrs) Jemima Nunoo is a Lecturer with over 17 years of teaching experience at the Tertiary level. She teaches Leadership (undergraduate and executive levels) and Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility at the Business School of Ghana Institute of Management & Public Administration (GIMPA).
She has also facilitated programmes for various organisations including the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, Databank and DANIDA.
Dr Nunoo was the Speechwriter and Principal Researcher for Ghana’s former president, John Agyekum Kufuor and was instrumental in the establishment of the John A. Kufuor Foundation for Governance and Leadership. She also served as a Research Fellow at the Institute for Democratic Governance (CDD).
She holds a BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry from the University of Birmingham, UK; an MA in International Studies and Diplomacy from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London; a Research Track MA from the University of Nottingham, UK; and a PhD from the same institution.
Dr Nunoo was early this year awarded the Outstanding Female Executive of the Year and Best Achiever in CSR at the 2019 Feminine Ghana Awards. She is the Board Chair of the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), as well as a government-appointed board member of the Petroleum Commission, Ghana and the Ghana National Service Scheme.