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Isaac Fokuo
CEO & Founder at Botho Emerging Markets Group


Isaac Kwaku Fokuo is a sought-after advisor to governments, investors, startups, and Fortune 500 corporates globally. He is also the Founder and CEO of Botho Emerging Markets Group an investment advisory and strategy consulting firm working on redefining and redirecting Africa’s positioning among emerging markets. Having worked in more than 20+ markets across North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, Isaac is an expert on trade and investment in emerging markets and has an extensive and successful track record in new market entry, alternative finance models including Islamic finance, and operations management. 

Isaac is deeply passionate about leading in transforming Africa’s political and economic landscape by finding creative and sustainable solutions to complex problems to make the most out of asymmetrical opportunities. Isaac has also written widely on Africa and other emerging markets, his articles have been featured in numerous publications including the World Economic Forum, Forbes, Africa Business Magazine, Zawya, CNN, Arabian Business, and other top tier global publications.

Agenda Sessions

  • Fireside chat: Emerging markets – Ethiopia, Tanzania, Burundi, Somalia, South Sudan