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Ms. Rosalind Kainyah

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Vice President, External Affairs ...

Tullow Oil plc
566 Chiswick High Road
Road, London W4 5YS
United Kingdom

Company Description: Tullow Oil plc is an independent oil and gas exploration and production companies based in Europe. The Company has a portfolio of exploration and production assets...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • graduate degree , English
    University of Ghana
  • post graduate degrees , Law
    University College , University of London
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Trustees | Resurgo
resurgo.org.uk, 23 May 2014 [cached]
Rosalind Kainyah
Trustee
Vice President of External Affairs & CSR at Tullow Oil. Rosalind Kainyah joined Tullow Oil plc in June 2009 as Vice President of External Affairs and CSR. Previously, Ms. Kainyah served as Director of Public Affairs, USA for the De Beers Group. Prior to joining De Beers, she was a corporate lawyer at Linklaters, a major law firm in London, England.
9. Rosalind Kainyah - ...
alliance54.com [cached]
9. Rosalind Kainyah - Founder & Director, Kina Advisory & Investment Limited
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Rosalind Kainyah
Rosalind is a highly qualified and experienced senior executive with over 20 years' combined experience in corporate and environmental law, government relations, political risk management, and social investment primarily related to the mining and oil industries in Sub- Saharan Africa. Her experience has been gained through high level positions in Anglo American, De Beers and Tullow Oil plc, as well as advising governments in Africa and elsewhere on policy and legislative matters. She has a BA in English from the University of Ghana and an LLM from University College London. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Gray's Inn) in 1988 and is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Rosalind was head of External Affairs & CSR at Tullow from 2009 till 2013, responsible for political risk management, social performance and public policy across the Tullow Group. Prior to this, she worked for the De Beers Group for 7 years first as a corporate lawyer and then was appointed Executive Director, Corporate Communications at the Diamond Trading Company, the sales and marketing arm of the De Beers Group of Company. From 2006 to 2009 she was President of De Beers Inc, the representative company in the USA of the diamond mining group. Rosalind joined De Beers from Linklaters, where she was a corporate lawyer. Before Linklaters, she worked as an international environmental lawyer, advising governments in Africa, the South Pacific and Eastern Europe on policy and legislation, and as an in-house environmental lawyer for Anglo American Corporation of South Africa.
Africa Business Conference
www.hbsafricaconference.com, 30 May 2013 [cached]
Rosalind Kainyah, Vice President, External Affairs, Tullow Oil
Rosalind has been Vice President, External Affairs of Tullow Oil plc since 2009. She is responsible for political risk management, social performance and public policy across the Group. Prior to this, she worked for the De Beers Group for 7 years first as a corporate lawyer and then was appointed Executive Director, Corporate Communications at the Diamond Trading Company, the sales and marketing arm of the De Beers Group of Company. From 2006 to 2009 she was President of De Beers Inc, the representative company in the USA of the diamond mining group.
Rosalind joined De Beers from Linklaters, one of the top five top law firms in the UK, where she was a corporate lawyer. Before Linklaters, she worked as an international environmental lawyer, advising governments in Africa, the South Pacific and Eastern Europe on policy and legislation, and as an in-house environmental lawyer for Anglo American Corporation of South Africa.
Rosalinds experience in law and external affairs gives her an in-depth appreciation of both the economic and social impacts of companies, in particular natural resource companies, doing business in Africa. Beyond this she brings to her role a passion to see African countries develop to their full potential.
Rosalind was educated in Ghana, West Africa, and in England. She has a degree in English from the University of Ghana; Bachelor of Laws and Masters in Law degrees from the University of London; and is a member of the Bar of England and Wales. She also serves as a trustee on the boards of Resurgo Trust and, until recently was a trustee of The Africa Center for Economic Transformation and was a trustee of the Africa America Institute from 2007 till 2009.
The Africa-America Institute
www.aaionline.org, 21 June 2011 [cached]
Rosalind Kainyah Vice President, External Affairs and CSR, Tullow Oil plc
Rosalind Kainyah joined Tullow Oil plc in June 2009 as Vice President of External Affairs and CSR. Previously, Ms. Kainyah served as Director of Public Affairs, USA for the De Beers Group. She joined the De Beers Group in 2002 as Corporate and Commercial Legal Counsel at the Diamond Trading Company (DTC), the Group’s sales and marketing arm. Prior to joining De Beers, she was a corporate lawyer at Linklaters, a major law firm in London, England. In July 2004, she was appointed Executive Director of DTC Corporate Communications, with the responsibility for building and maintaining relationships between the DTC and its stakeholders, which include governments, clients, NGOs and the media.
Ms. Kainyah spent six years, from 1993 to 1999, as an international environmental lawyer. She was engaged by international and national organisations and institutions to advise government departments and agencies on environmental policy and legislation and on reviewing and drafting environmental legislation. These organisations and institutions included the UN Environment Programme (Nairobi, Kenya), the UN Development Programme, the South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency (Fiji, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands) and the Land & Agricultural Policy Centre (Johannesburg, South Africa), Imperial College of Science & Technology (London, UK) and Oxford University (Oxford, UK). During that period, she also worked as an environmental lawyer for Anglo American Corporation of South Africa.
Ms. Kainyah was appointed to her previous position in August 2006 to represent the De Beers Group in its work to develop an audience for African economic and social development issues in the US. This non-commercial position focused on outreach to members of Congress and the Administration, civil society, the media and academia on De Beers’ social investment programmes in Africa.
Ms. Kainyah’s experience in international law and corporate communications gives her a rare appreciation of both the economic and social impact of companies doing business in Africa in the 21st Century. Beyond this she brings to her new role a passion to see African countries develop to their full potential.
Ms. Kainyah was educated in Ghana, West Africa and in England. She has a degree in English from the University of Ghana; Bachelor of Laws and Masters in Law degrees from the University of London; and is a member of the Bar of England and Wales.
City Year UK - Team Sponsors
www.cityyear.org.uk, 13 June 2013 [cached]
Rosalind Kainyah, Vice President External Affairs, Tullow Oil plc
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