Isaac Kwaku Fokuo Jr is the Principal and Founder of BOTHO Ltd.
He has over 15 years of experience in change and project management, supply-chain management, and business development.
His areas of expertise include corporate due diligence and governance, process design and implementation, China/Africa relations, political and economic risk analysis, and Islamic finance.
Currently, BOTHO has over $250 million worth of Africa-based private equity and debt transactions projects located in Ghana, Somalia, North Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, South Africa, Ethiopia, Angola and Botswana.
BOTHO’s current portfolio of projects range from commercial real-estate, healthcare, cosmetics, hospitality & leisure, agro-processing, to live-stock.
BOTHO advises a select number of African governments on investment and risk-mitigating strategies.
Fokuo Jr serves as Founder and Board Chairman of the Sino-Africa Centre of Excellence (SACE) and the China-Africa Internship Program (CAIP).
Fokuo Jr worked on short-term market exploratory projects in Brazil on behalf of clients such as Arthur Anderson and GE Capital, Computrex Logistics and served as an international trade specialist at Kentucky International Trade Division.
He is a sought-after speaker on topics such as emerging market opportunities, business development opportunities in Africa, China/Africa relations and operations management.
He has authored articles on emerging markets, Islamic finance, China/Africa relations and corporate social responsibility that were published in the Middle-East, South-East Asia, China and Africa.
Fokuo Jr’s educational background includes a BA and MA in International Relations and an MBA with a focus on Strategy and Operations Management.