KoJo Owusu Marfo

Business and Cultural Strategist, My Runway Group

Kojo Marfo is creative arts and socio-economic growth strategist with a speciality in connecting emerging creatives and black led businesses with new opportunities and commercial visibility through strategic brand partnerships and policy.
With over a decade of experience in curating multiple global campaigns and creative employment projects in the arts that impacts under-represented communities his work has been featured in publications such as Forbes, Bloomberg, Evening Standard and the BBC.
He opened the very first black concept store in West End (Carnaby) and later; Covent Garden and Somerset House to sell over 200 black businesses to diverse customers including the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.
He is a founding committee member of London Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Black Business Association and board trustee member of the Culture & and Roundhouse Trust as well as the newly appointed Vice-Chair for Black Cultural Advisory group set up by the Greater London Authority.