Adjekai Adjei

Global China Pre-doctoral Research Fellow

Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town
LL.M., Commercial Law, University of Cape Town
LL.B., University of KwaZulu-Natal

Adjekai Adjei is a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business. Her research considers the role of Chinese investment in power generation infrastructure projects in sub-Saharan Africa. She focuses on the price and investment outcomes of these projects and the factors underlying their outcomes. 

As an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa, specializing in corporate and commercial law, Adjekai has experience in several aspects of commercial legal practice including energy law litigation, banking and finance transactions, contracts and corporate transactions. She previously worked at two of South Africa’s big five commercial law firms. She will join as a Global China Pre-doctoral Research Fellow for the 2023/2024 academic year.

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