View professional biographies of prominent Ghana celebrities, politicians, corporate and business leaders.

Simon Burutu

Simon Burutu was appointed as Country Chief Risk Officer (Ghana) and Senior Credit Officer (Ghana, Gambia and Sierra Leone) in 2015. Before the current role he was Chief Risk Officer(Ghana) and Senior Credit Officer (Ghana and West 4) from 2012 to 2014, Senior Credit Officer (East Africa-Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda) from 2009 to 2011, Senior… read more »

Gifty Fordwuo

Gifty Fordwuo was appointed Head, Human Resources, Ghana on 1st December, 2016. Prior to this role, Gifty was the Senior HR Business Partner for Retail Banking and Information Technology & Operations for Ghana. Gifty Fordwuo joined the Bank in 1997 as a Graduate Trainee, and has a proven track record of over 18 years experience… read more »

Kwame Asante

Kwame Asante was appointed as Head of Transaction Banking, Ghana on 1st November 2015. He is responsible for leading the Transaction Banking product agenda for Corporate & Institutional and Commercial Banking in Ghana. Prior to this role, Kwame was the Regional Head of Transaction Banking Sales, Commercial Clients,Africa. Kwame Asante joined Standard Chartered Bank in… read more »

Setor Quashigah

Setor Quashigahjoined Standard Chartered as a Management Trainee and 18 years on has vast banking experience from branch banking as a sales consultant, Customer Services Manager and branch management. Setor Quashigahheld other managerial roles as Head, Direct Banking, Head, Proximity and Remote Banking, then General Manager for Premium and Priority Banking. Setor has an excellent… read more »

Xorse Godzi

Xorse Godzi was appointed, Country Head, International Corporates and Financial Institutions on 1 February 2016. Prior to this role Xorse was Regional Head, Commodity Traders and Agribusiness, based in Johannesburg. Xorse Godziis in his fourteenth year with the Bank and has worked in various roles in a number of geographies. He has rich experience in… read more »

Henry Baye Henry Baye

Henry Baye was appointed as Head of Retail Banking West Africa in October 2015. Prior to this he was Head of Retail Clients for Ghana, Gambia and Sierra Leone. Henry has 19 years of banking experience. He commenced his banking career in Standard Chartered Bank in 1997. Henry has a wealth of experiences across various… read more »

Kweku Nimfah-Essuman

Kweku Nimfah-Essumanwas appointed Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director on 1 October 2016 and 18 November 2016 respectively, after acting as the Chief Financial Officer, from August 2015. Kweku Nimfah-Essuman is responsible for providing leadership and plays a critical role in the delivery of financial controls and maintenance of high standards in finance and regulatory… read more »

Mansa Nettey

Mrs. Mansa Nettey has more than 19 years of experience in banking, having held various senior roles in Corporate and Institutional Banking in Standard Chartered including managing across the West Africa sub-region. In her most recent role as Head, Financial Markets, Ghana, Mansa provided strong leadership in building and overseeing key strategic relationships for business… read more »

Mona Quartey

The Honourable Mona Quartey has 26 years of experience in risk management, treasury and corporate finance. Based in Accra, Ghana, she is Managing Partner of BVM Advisory Services, which acts as a consultant to government and private sector bodies. From July 2014 to January 2017 Mona Quartey served as Deputy Finance Minister in charge of… read more »

Robert Doyle

Robert Doyle has more than 30 years of mining; from international resource exploration, development, and fundraising, to production. Most recently, Robert was Founder, and Chief Executive Officer of Medoro Resources, now known as Gran Colombia Gold Corp. Prior to this, Robert served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pacific Stratus Energy, Chief… read more »

Anu Dhir

Anu Dhir is a co-founder and executive of ZinQ Mining, a private base metals and precious metals royalty company that focuses on the Latin America region. She is also the managing director of Miniqs Limited, a private group primarily interested in developing resource projects. Prior to this, Anu was Vice President, Corporate Development and Company… read more »

Gil Clausen

Gil Clausen is the President and CEO of Brio Gold Inc. and former President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Augusta Resource Corporation. He serves as an independent director of Plata Latina Minerals Corporation in Ghana. With over 30 years of executive, financial, developmental and operational industry experience, Gil has been responsible for executing growth… read more »

Tim Baker

Tim Baker was appointed Chairman of the Board in January 2013. Tim most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Kinross Gold Corporation from June 2006 to November 2010. He is a geologist with over 30 years of global project development and operational experience including in Chile and Tanzania where… read more »

Mitch Wasel

Mitch Wasel joined Golden Star in 1993 and initially spent six years involved in the Gross Rosebel project in Suriname. In 1999, Mitch Wasel transferred to Ghana where he has been involved with many exploration projects, most recently the development at Wassa and Prestea. In 2005 he took over as Exploration Manager, Africa and in… read more »

Karen Walsh

Karen Walsh joined Golden Star in July 2012 as Vice President People and Organizational Development. Prior to joining Golden Star, she spent six years consulting in the mining industry following her role as Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Placer Dome Inc. Karen Walsh has a broad range of human resources expertise including recruiting, succession… read more »