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Isobel Adjoa Afful-Mensah (nee Acquah)

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Isobel Afful-Mensah is a dual qualified transactions and corporate advisory lawyer with a background in investment banking. She is a multilingual professional (French, German, Spanish & English) with over 15 years business experience across a range of industries and jurisdictions. 


Her work experience includes the financing of assets (corporate jets, marine assets, Technology), preparing SMEs for investment and providing strategic structuring solutions to corporate clients. She is a product of Bank of America Merrill Lynch (UK), CMS Cameron McKenna Law (UK/Belgium), the Whitaker Group (Ghana) and AB & David Law (Ghana). She is currently an Associate Partner at Globetrotters Legal and Operations & Legal Affairs Director for growth equity fund (under formation), Yaro Capital. 


Isobel is a founding member of International Women's Forum (IWF) Ghana and an executive director of Blackstar Brokerage Limited.  


She is a passionate gender advocate and philanthropist. She is the founder of the Lady Initiative, which provides holistic training and empowerment to young ladies aged 15 to 30 in Ghana. She is also a co-founder of the Pearl Safe Haven, which is constructing Ghana's first purpose built shelter for survivors of gender-based violence in addition to carrying out advocacy and managing a mobile application ("Safe Place") to share survivor stories and monitor and report incidences of violence. 


She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Law from University College London, UK (with German law experience from University of Cologne, Germany) and a MA in Intercultural Communication from Birkbeck University, UK. She is qualified to practice law in England and Ghana.


Her hobbies include reading, art, travel, gender advocacy and youth empowerment. 

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