Manage risk and identify opportunity in a complex and diverse set of markets in Africa
Will Africa fulfil its rich potential over the coming years or will a challenging macro risk environment undermine progress? Which countries are best placed to achieve structural transformation and sustainable economic growth?
We help clients navigate a highly diverse and often complex set of markets that offer valuable business opportunities, but also bring considerable risks.
Laila heads our Foundations Practice and contributes to client engagements across the firm. She has a background in security, humanitarian and peacebuilding issues, having spent more than a decade working in the United Nations system.
Carlos advises clients on Africa. He is an honorary professor at the Mandela School of Public Governance at the University of Cape Town, affiliate professor at Sciences Po, Paris and associate fellow at Chatham House’s Africa Programme.
Elhadj As Sy
As focuses on global public health. He is co-chair of the WHO/World Bank Global Pandemic Preparedness Monitoring Board. He was previously the secretary-general of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
Ralph is the former UN assistant secretary general for legal affairs and has worked as an international lawyer at the UN for almost three decades.
Our Impact | Africa
Helping a European consumer goods business refine its growth strategy in West Africa
Africa’s economic future is being enhanced by megatrends including demographic growth, urbanisation, technological transformation and the green transition. Yet many African countries still face a challenging business environment. We helped our client understand the growth potential and macro risk landscape for eight key West African markets, allowing it to refine its short- and medium-term growth strategy and investment plan for the region.