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Management profiles

EMELIA ATTA-FYNN – Managing Director
Experience: She was formerly the Executive Director and Head, Domestic Bank in Ecobank Zambia. She has been working with Ecobank for over 23 years during which time she has obtained practical working experience in various departments of the bank (Group and Affiliate level) including Treasury, Financial Institutions, Compliance and Domestic Bank.
In November 2011 to June 2012, Emelia played a key role in the merger between Ecobank Ghana and the Trust Bank by successfully managing the merger into one bank, including the integration of staff and financials of the two institutions.

KWASI ANOKURANG-BUDU – Deputy Managing Director
Experience: He has over 20 years’ experience in retail banking and was responsible for leading a major geographic segment of the retail branch network in Ecobank Ghana to include all operations, financial results, and strategic direction. Prior to joining Ecobank, he worked in the Finance Department of the National Investment Bank.

EDWARD OPOKU – Internal Auditor
Experience: He has held the positions of Branch Operations with Bank for Housing & Construction; Audit Senior with Deloitte & Touche, Internal Auditor with SSNIT Informal Sector Fund and Internal Auditor with Pan-African Savings and Loans. A chartered Accountant, he has over 15 years in the financial sector, involved in Branch operations, credit management and Internal Audit. He has worked in private practice with Deloitte and Touché and has been involved with the informal sector for 4 years.

LINDA NAYKENE – Head, Corporate Affairs, Research and Customer Experience departments.
Experience: Her professional experience has been developed through working with the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) for over 9 years where she held various roles which included having oversight responsibilities over Personnel Management and Contracts/Consultancy Management; with CARE International for 5 years where she managed the Human Resource and Administrative departments, and is now the Head of the Corporate Affairs, Research and Customer Experience Departments. Through years of experience and learning, she has sharpened her creative thinking and problem-solving skills as well as developed expertise in change management; Human Resource management; effective communication; Procurement and Inventory management as well as Brand management. She is fluent in English and French.

ISAAC NUAKO – Head, Credit
Experience: He has over 14 years of diverse experience both in operations and credit cutting across branch management, liquidity management, credit risk management. He has a deep rooted background in the microfinance industry spanning from the rural banking industry to the savings and loans sector. He worked with UNDP and the World Bank on community afforestation projects towards promoting lending to those in the rural communities to reduce de-afforestation as well as providing credit for petty traders in the rural communities.

PETRINA EILEEN FRIMPONG – Head, Legal & Company Secretary
Experience: She started her legal career at Fugar & Company Limited, a leading law firm in Ghana. She then joined Intercontinental Bank (Ghana) Limited as Legal Officer. At Intercontinental Bank, her core duties included working on all facility documentation, reviewing agreements entered into by the Bank, offering legal advice to the Bank’s management and support to the Bank’s External Solicitors. She thereafter joint Bank of Africa Ghana Ltd as Head of Credit Administration, and then United Bank for Africa as Company Secretary & Head of Legal Department

Petrina is a member of ten (10) years standing at the Ghana Bar Association. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree in Law, and also a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and English Language. She also holds the Qualifying Certificate in Law from the Ghana School of Law, and has to her credit an award for the best female student in Civil Procedure at the Ghana School of Law.

ROBERT QUAYE – Head, Operations
Experience: He is an experienced banker with expertise in Branch Operations, Trade Services, Foreign Operations & Microfinance. Commencing his banking career with Societe Generale Ghana (SG-SSB) in 1991, he also worked with with Ecobank Ghana, HFC Bank, GT Bank Ghana Ltd & Best Microfinance Co. From January 2014 to date, he has been Head of Operations at Pan-African Savings & Loans Co. Ltd. Some of his positions held in the past include Head of Foreign Operations & Head of Operations.