President and CEO, EBII Group Corp.
Adjoa Adjei-Twum is a recognised thought leader on key issues related to climate resilience and doing business and investing in the African continent. She is the Founder & CEO of the Africa-focused advisory firm Emerging Business Intelligence and Innovations EBII Group, Corp. headquartered in Washington DC, USA. She is an African Diaspora, an alumnus of the University of Oxford Said Business school. The EBII Group, Corp is supported by Oxford University innovation.
The EBII Group Corp. is an accomplished trailblazer, with a performance history of being a trusted partner for individuals and organisations seeking guidance in navigating the complex world of financial markets, investment opportunities as well as risk mitigation.
Over the last three years, Adjoa has hosted the EBII Group’s flagship Africa Investment Risk and Compliance Summit (AIRCS), in the UK and have hosted key decision makers, including Ghana’s president, Nana Akufo-Addo; Sierra Leone’s President, Julius Bio; Dr Mo Ibrahim; African Continental Free Trade Secretary General, H.E. Wamkele Mene; Rep, Ilhan Omar, US Congress Woman; and Vice Chancellor of the University of Oxford to name a few. Adjoa has appeared on leading global media outlets, including CNN, BBC’s World Newsday, BBC Africa News, BBC World Business TV and World Service Radio, as well as Sky News, CNBC Asia, Citi TV, Metro TV, Joy TV, GHI TV and other very high profile business magazines. She has also written thought leadership pieces for Oxford Answers, the University of Oxford publication.
Through her roles as a director working at global banks and financial organisations, including KPMG, CITI, Barclays, and HSBC, Adjoa has investigated high-profile corruption cases, including the Panama Papers investigation on behalf of Barclays.
Adjoa pursued a successful career in banking, holding several leadership roles, such as global head of training and communications for the chief controls office at Barclays Bank before starting a finance masters programme at the University of Oxford in 2018. There she was elected class rep of her class and launched the EBII Group.
In 2020, Adjoa was recognised by Oxford University’s Enterprising Oxford in their ‘Wonder Woman” series, which highlights inspiring female leaders. In 2022 Adjoa was recognised by the BBC on their International women’s day as a leading woman in finance and In March 2023, Adjoa was invited bythe White House to join other high level US delegation to travel with US VP Kamala Harris on her first officialvisittoAfrica.