Yasmin Kumi

Yasmin Kumi is an entrepreneur who founded AFG in 2016 to follow her passion for fostering economic value creation in Africa by creating the leading platform for freelance consulting services on the continent. AFG has evolved into a fully female-led business that runs a network of more than 100 consultants and has completed more than 150 engagements across Africa. Yasmin is convinced that African companies and people’s future is global when it comes to expansion and work opportunities, respectively. AFG is backed by investors from the UK, Silicon Valley, Ghana and Nigeria who hold the same belief. Hailing from Germany and Ghana, Yasmin worked at the Berlin office of McKinsey & Company for 5 years prior to founding AFG. She holds an MBA degree and an MSc in African Studies from the University of Oxford. During her graduate studies, she was elected the President of the more than 50-year old Oxford University Africa Society that unites African students across the entire campus and counts several former African state leaders as its former Presidents. She is also a member of the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance ('16), the leading network for young talented entrepreneurs from Africa. Yasmin was listed as one of Future of Ghana’s 30 Under 30 Pioneers in 2017. AFG was awarded the African Diaspora Impact & Innovation Award in 2018 by the African Diaspora Network (ADN).