Speaker Bio & Abstract

Fireside ChatKwaku Owusu-Achaw Business Development Adviser
Shell Foundation

BiographyKwaku Owusu-Achaw joined Shell Foundation in April 2017 and works across the Access to Energy portfolio with focus on solar home systems and mini grids.

Kwaku started his career in asset management with Fidelity Investments. During his time here, he was involved in the product sales and investor relations for a selection of FTSE 100 clients. Subsequently, Kwaku spent five years in Shell Trading working in global crude and products trading in a variety of roles across market, FX and credit risk. Kwaku has a BA in Finance, Accounting and Management from the University of Nottingham and is a Charted Financial Analyst (CFA) level 2 candidate.

Growing the Sustainable Mobility portfolio and helping existing partners to scale
Driving the Off-Grid Utilities and Household Energy portfolio expansion
Diversifying the geographic reach of SF, with a focus on West Africa

Partners: Fraym, Grrenlight Planet, BBOXX, MAX.ng, Nayo Tropical Technologies, and Catalyst.