Meet the author
Idrissa was appointed to his current role in 2015, coming back to us after serving as the chief executive officer of Sierra Leone Commercial Bank for two years. Prior to this, he worked at Standard Chartered for almost 10 years as a Business Finance Analyst, Chief Financial Officer, Company Secretary and Chief Operating Officer. Idrissa served as the first executive secretary of the British Chamber of Commerce in Sierra Leone, having worked with the British High Commission to establish the chamber. He holds a Technician Diploma in Accounting from the Institute of Public Administration and Management at the University of Sierra Leone and an MBA from Oxford Brookes University, and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Accountants.