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Frederick Twum

Partner, Lagos
Leads our work in financial and transactions services in West Africa

About Frederick

A native of Ghana, Frederick is based in McKinsey’s West African hub in Lagos. He started his McKinsey career in 2005 as a summer associate in the Atlanta office and rejoined the Atlanta office in 2006 as an associate. In 2009, Frederick transferred to Johannesburg to help expand McKinsey’s African work beyond South Africa. In 2010, he relocated to Lagos as part of the leadership team to set up the firm’s newly established office in Nigeria.

Frederick has more than 20 years of financial-services experience. He leads our West African Financial Services Practice and McKinsey’s transaction-services work in the region, including private equity and corporate finance. Frederick has worked with leaders in the private, public, and government sectors on strategy, investment decisions, policy development, turnaround strategies, execution of key initiatives, and other critical matters.

Prior to McKinsey, Frederick worked for BP’s Energy Trading Division in London, and before that he was an associate with Morgan Stanley in London.

Published work

How the COVID-19 crisis may affect electronic payments in Africa,” McKinsey & Company, June 2020


Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management

Kingston University
BA, accounting and finance