Kofi Adjepong-Boateng is a merchant banker with broader interests in academia. He is Chairman of the Policy Committee of the Centre for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford and is a founding director of Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Company, an investment company focused on investments in Africa’s infrastructure sector. He is also a Senior Adviser to Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited and a former Vice Chairman at Standard Chartered Bank Group. He was Chief Executive of the First Africa Group, which he co-founded as a joint venture with S.G.Warburg & Co. He is a Member of the UK’s Royal Economic Society and up until December 2010, he was a Senior Associate Member of St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford.