Strategic advisory & research

Kleos Advisory offers a broad range of strategic insights for clients working in complex and challenging markets, drawing on our local market knowledge and expert network. We help businesses assess their markets, understand the challenges and identify the opportunities, and produce meaningful and actionable recommendations. Our work includes running workshops and brainstorming sessions, facilitating strategy meetings, producing bespoke research and scoping reports, and developing ESG transition strategies.


Kleos Advisory excels in helping clients develop their thought leadership capacity. In sectors that are technically complicated and markets that are highly competitive for clients’ attention, we collaborate closely with our clients to produce narratives that are engaging, convincing and impactful. Our work includes producing White Papers, scoping and gap analysis reports, articles, virtual events and podcasts.

Speaker / TRAINING

Tedd is well known as a speaker on the world conference and webinar circuit. His expertise ranges from African markets, commodities and trade finance to fintech, disruptive technology and sustainability. He produces virtual events and podcasts for clients, acting as chair/MC, keynote speaker and panel moderator.

Tedd is also an experienced professional trainer, delivering public and private courses on ESG risks & impacts, sustainable finance, climate transition risk and renewable energy finance. He also speaks at universities and schools on subjects ranging from the Cuban Revolution to Africa’s digital transformation.


  • Our work is delivered by Tedd George and Kleos’s network of experts and partners in Europe, Africa and North America.
  • We take a flexible approach to all projects, addressing each client’s priorities and business focus, while ensuring that the deliverables are met to the highest standard.
  • As we are constantly engaged in the markets, sectors and specialist areas we advise on, we can offer insights that are relevant, up-to-date and forward-looking.


  • At Kleos we see things differently and strive to provide our clients with original insights that can help shape their thinking.
  • We get to the nub of the issue quickly and can give a fresh perspective on complex or intractable problems.
  • We provide high-quality writing & presentation skills, turning complex issues into coherent narratives that engage the audience and drive the key messages.


  • Financial institutions, notably African banks
  • International organisations & DFIs
  • International traders & value chain managers
  • Multinational corporates & organisations with operations in Africa
  • Fintech companies and start-ups
  • Businesses looking to expand their operations into African markets
  • Conferences and virtual events
  • Professional training companies, especially in the financial and trade sectors