Kenneth Appiah-Nimo, is a researcher and fashion business strategist. He holds a BA degree in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Cape Coast – Ghana, and MA in Fashion Design from the University of Johannesburg – South Africa. His research focuses on luxury in Africa, with a specific interest in South Africa’s emerging luxury fashion industry. Ken’s work underscores the potential of Africa’s burgeoning luxury goods industry as a vehicle for economic transformation and the advancement of the continent’s cultural renaissance. He believes in the potential of the fashion industry as a vehicle for job and wealth creation and seeks to contribute to the development of local luxury fashion brands through research and practice. Kenneth is keen to chart the history of luxury across diverse cultures in Africa, as well as the development and management of local and international luxury brands on the continent.