Ekua Cant

Ekua Cant

Local Government Innovation Consultant


Ekua lives to make people happy, a career chameleon, Ekua started her career as a personal assistant to a Director working in the UK Civil Service, working with numerous Government Departments the Cabinet Office, Home Office, Department for Transport and Department for Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and left as an IT Project Manager. As part of her tenure during her Civil Service career she delivered digital transformation and was part of the award winning team that transformed the UK’s voter registration system from paper to an online service. Whilst working in the Civil Service she founded 2 startups, Layover Adventure and the Hackathon Queen. She left the Civil Service and became a Digital Project Manager contractor. DrinksBot was founded out of a loving moment on Valentine’s Day this year where Ekua came up with the idea to provide an on-demand drinks service for Office workers to wind down after a long hard week. Ekua began DrinksBot in London during the month of March. DrinksBot is launching on 27th July in London. An avid runner, Ekua successfully completed the London Marathon this year. She was also awarded a ticket to Barack Obama’s acceptance for the nomination to the Democratic party for her campaigning work for the civic voluntary organisation DCVote.