Adjoa Adjei-Twum is Founder & CEO of Emerging Business Intelligence and Innovation (EBII) Compliance and an astute intellect in African Economic Development. She is a Financial Crime Compliance Expert with over a decade of international experience helping organisations meet their compliance requirements in the financial sector, especially in Anti-money laundering and Economic Sanctions.
Some of her work has included conducting investigations into sanction breaches and circumvention as well as leading the Panama Papers investigations (investigating the exposure of the offshore finance industry) across various lines of business at Barclays as well as providing a solution to ensure the bank had sufficient controls in place to mitigate any such future risk. Adjoa has held Senior Management positions across the financial sector. Her most recent position was Head of Global Training and Communications for Chief Controls Office (CCO) at Barclays Bank Plc.
Throughout her career, Adjoa actively engages with businesses globally upskilling them with a range of compliance training courses to enable them engage more effectively with financial institutions. One of her expertise is the Sub-Saharan -African and MENA region where Adjoa provides advice and training on best practices for engaging with Western institutions. In 2019, Adjoa partnered with Oxford University Innovation to deliver a Due Diligence Masterclass at the 2019 Oxford Africa Conference targeted at Businesses in Sub Saharan Africa.
EBII Compliance was Founded in 2018 in partnership with Oxford University Innovation. As a Postgraduate Alumni at Oxford University, and Oxford Africa Conference Partnerships Manager 2019, Adjoa has been passionate about developing relationships with high level partners interested in shaping a better Africa.”