Rosalind Kainyah MBE is an authority on Sustainability and responsible business. With over 30 years of combined legal, international, executive and board level experience she is a leading thinker, speaker and advisor on Sustainability.
With her rare level of strategic insight, she is known for providing pragmatic and competent advice and assistance to support business decisions - from market entry, through business development and operations, to exit.
Rosalind is the founder and Managing Director of Kina Advisory Limited, a boutique consultancy advising companies on responsible business and investment. She is also an experienced non-executive director, chairing Sustainability, Nominations, Remuneration and Governance Board Committees. She currently serves on the boards of:
Gem Diamonds Limited
African Gifted Foundation
Results for Development (R4D)
Rosalind is a regular speaker on Sustainability, ESG and responsible business at events globally. The topics she speaks on include Sustainability as a value driver for successful business; Sustainability reporting and disclosure requirements as a guide to more effective ESG management rather than an end in themselves; the critical role of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) in achieving Sustainability; and on diversity, equality & inclusion – specifically the value of the diversity of lived experiences at the leadership table of business. Find out more
Rosalind has worked with companies and organisations including Linklaters, Anglo American Corporation of South Africa, De Beers, Tullow Oil plc, the United Nations Environment Programme and ERM, and on projects across Africa, in Western and Eastern Europe, North & South America, Asia, and the South Pacific.
Rosalind is a member of the Bar of England and Wales (Gray's Inn). She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Ghana, a Bachelor of Laws degree from University of London and a Master of Laws degree from University College, London.
Awards & Honours
2016: Named by Forbes Afrique Magazine as one of the 100 influential women on the African continent
2008: Recognised as one of Britain’s most influential people of African and African Caribbean heritage by The Power List