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UK-based Ghanaian Kwaku Osei Wins At Black British Business Awards 2018

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Kwaku Osei, a Ghanaian based in the UK has been named the Professional Services Rising Star at the Black British Business Awards 2018 held at The Grange St Paul’s Hotel in London.
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Osei, born and raised in Accra, Ghana, is a project finance associate at Linklaters LLP, a multinational law firm headquartered in London.

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He obtained first degree in Political Science and French from Yale University. After securing his Training Contract, he deferred the start of a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) for a year and went on to Clare College, University of Cambridge for an M. Phil. in International Relations. During his GDL, he worked part time in the office of David Lammy, MP for Tottenham. He returned to Ghana and worked in an incubator for technology start-ups in Accra, Ghana. He finally returned to finish the Legal Practice Course and I began his Training Contract at Linklaters in 2014.

As a member of the Linklaters Africa Group, Osei has advised on several of his firm’s transactions in the continent including the $US5bn Nacala corridor financing, the largest ever infrastructure project financing in sub-Saharan Africa and has written on Ghana’s power sector for The New York Times.
He is also a member of Linklaters’ diversity action team which conducts targeted recruitment of BAME candidates and mentors Linklaters’ prospective and current trainees.

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Commenting on his awards, Osei said, he is pleased to be named the winner among other high-achieving business leaders.
“I’m pleased to have been named a winner among other high-achieving business leaders. These awards are a great opportunity to raise awareness of black talent across different sectors and the contribution we are making to our organisations,” Osei said, and published on his company’s website.
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The Black British Business Awards, which celebrated their fifth anniversary this year, recognise and celebrate the important contribution made by business professionals and entrepreneurs of African and Caribbean heritage, who represent the very best talent of all ages and across various sectors from all regions of the economy.
 

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