Kwame is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner at the Africa Empowerment Fund, having previously worked in strategy and business model analysis at the Bank of England. He has over 15 years of experience in business, government, civil society and media across four continents and is the founder of West Africa-focused investment platform, Diaspora Capital LLP, where he chairs the Investment Committee.


He writes a regular column and has written for Business and Financial Times, Citi Business News, Africa at LSE, Modern Ghana, ZNews Africa, Applause Africa, the Africapitalism Institute and MyJoyOnline.


He has a BS, with honors, from Binghamton University, an MBA from the Ross School of Business and an MSc from the London School of Economics. Kwame is on the boards of the Microfinance Club of New York and Nuku Inc., an Accra-based health and nutritional company working to create malaria-free zones in Sub-Saharan Africa.