Chief Executive / Managing Director
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 success and growth.
Mansa was appointed first female Executive Director of Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited in 2013 and in 2015 was appointed a Non-Executive Director of the Board of Standard Chartered Bank, Nigeria Limited.
Mansa holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Science and Technology, Ghana and a Masters in Business Administration from Manchester Business School in the United Kingdom.
Chief Financial Officer
Kweku was 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.
He 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 reporting in addition to tax risk management of the Bank. Kweku has a strong finance, regulatory and audit back-ground. He was the bank’s Financial Controller from June 2009 till August 2015. Prior to this, Kweku held various positions including Regulatory Reporting Manager and Financial Controls Manager.
Before joining the Bank in 2005, Kweku worked with the Banking Supervision Department of the Bank of Ghana for a period of eight (8) years as a Bank Examiner. He was also trained as an auditor with Deloitte and Touché
He is a Chartered Accountant by profession and holds an Executive MBA in Finance from the University of Ghana Business School, Ghana.
Country Head, Commercial Banking
Xorse Godzi was appointed Country Head of Commercial Banking effective 1 December 2018 following a change in the Bank’s participation model. In his expanded role as the Country Head, Commercial Banking, he is responsible for growing the Commercial Banking business and overseeing the Global Subsidiaries as well as the Financial Institutions activities in-country.
Xorse previously served as Country Head of Global Banking. Xorse is in his seventeenth year with the Bank and has worked in various roles in a number of geographies. He has rich experience in client coverage having worked as Director, Global Corporates, London between 2006 and 2010.
He was in charge of the Bank’s coverage of commodity and agri-business clients in our footprints in Africa between 2013 and 2015 and was based in South Africa. He also previously held senior roles in Corporate and Institutional Clients business in Ghana.
Head, Wealth Management
Setor joined 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 held other managerial roles as Head, Direct Banking, Head, Proximity and Remote Banking, then General Manager for Premium and Priority Banking. Setor has an excellent track record in Sales, Relationship and Portfolio management.
Prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank, Setor’s career started in 1997 at Unilever Ghana Ltd.
Setor is a graduate of KNUST, and also holds a post graduate degree from University of Leciester, UK.
Head, Transaction Banking
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 joined Standard Chartered Bank in 2006 and has held variety of roles across Africa including, Interim Head of Corporate Sales, Transaction Banking, South Africa; Country Head of Transaction Banking, Botswana and Director, Transaction Banking Sales, Ghana.
Kwame is a graduate of KNUST, Ghana and holds a postgraduate degree from the University of Leicester, UK.
Head, Human Resources
Gifty 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 joined the Bank in 1997 as a Graduate Trainee, and has a proven track record of over 18 years experience in Standard Chartered Bank, having worked in Branch Banking, Channels Management, Products and Human Resources.
Gifty is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, UK, and holds a Post Graduate Degree in Human Resources from the University of Ghana, Legon.
Chief Operations Officer, Ghana & West Africa
Sheikh Jobe was appointed Chief Operations Officer, Ghana & West Africa March 2019.
Sheikh has 22 years of banking experience at global, regional and country level across banking technology and operations, operational risk management, Financial Crime Risk Management, Compliance, Audit and Branch banking. These included positions held as Global Head, Lending Operations and Technology based in Singapore between 2007 and 2012 and Africa Regional CIO based in Nigeria between 2014 and 2015.
Prior to joining Standard Chartered in 1994, Sheikh worked with National Audit Office of The Gambia.
Head, Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing
Asiedua was appointed Head of Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing in November 2015 and is responsible for promoting and protecting the bank’s reputation through Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing activities in Ghana.
Asiedua joined Standard Chartered in 2012 and has held various positions in the bank including Head, Brand and Marketing.
Prior to joining Standard Chartered, Asiedua worked with a number of global brands across geographies including Unilever, L’Oreal. Asiedua has an MBA (Marketing) from Fordham University
Head, Compliance, Ghana and West Africa
Joan was appointed as Head of Compliance West Africa on November 1st 2015 and has responsibility for leading and strengthening the Bank’s compliance and regulatory framework across West Africa. She moved to this role after leading the Legal and Compliance team in West Africa excluding Nigeria from April 2014 till end October 2015. Prior to that Joan headed Compliance for Ghana and West Africa (excluding Nigeria) when she joined the Bank in May 2011.
Joan has 25 years extensive experience in legal both in the public and private sectors. She was Director, Legal in CAL Bank just before she joined Standard Chartered Bank. Before that she was Senior and then Principal Counsel at the Volta River Authority and also worked as Head of Legal in the Ghana National Fire Service.
Head, Legal, Ghana
Alikem was appointed Head, Legal, Ghana on January 23, 2017 and is responsible for leading the legal team in the country.
She has twenty five years of experience as a legal practitioner. She has a Master of Laws (LLM) Degree in International Banking and Finance Law from the University of London. She has over twelve years of experience in private practice working with the law firm, Fugar and Company. She also has diverse and extensive experience in corporate and commercial law practice and worked with the African Development Bank (AfDB) at its headquarters in Abidjan and Tunisia respectively.
Alikem also spent six years in the mining industry where she was the Legal and Compliance Manager of Golden Star Resources Limited, a Canadian mining company, based in Denver, Colorado, USA with key mining operations in Ghana.
Prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank, she worked as the Director, Legal Services, The First Group (Ghana) Limited, an investment and management services company. Her hobbies are Reading, Gardening and Interior Decoration
Head, Financial Markets Ghana and Head Treasury Markets West Africa excluding Nigeria
Adoteye was appointed Head, Financial Markets, Ghana and Head Treasury Markets West Africa excluding Nigeria on May 5, 2017.
Adoteye has worked in various senior capacities in the Bank. He was Head of Global Markets in Uganda and Sierra Leone from 2007 to 2008. In his most recent role as Executive Director, Head ALM, Ghana and West 4, Adoteye provided leadership and played a critical role by ensuring high standards in the assets and liquidity management in the various countries.
He previously worked in senior roles at Ecobank Transnational Incorporated and Treasury Warehouse, providing advisory services on treasury management, balance sheet, ALCO framework and ALM management.
Head, Audit, Ghana and West Africa
Harry was appointed Head of Audit in November 2015. His responsibilities include managing and delivering the audit plan. This includes engaging with the Country CEO, External Auditors and regulator and providing assurance to the adequacy of controls to the Management Team and the Board.
Prior to joining the Bank, he was with Volta River Authority (VRA), where he worked as a Financial Accountant in the Finance Department and in other various capacities.
Harry is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and holds an MBA (Finance) from the University of Ghana.
Angela Naa Sakua Okai
Angela is a lawyer with a wealth of experience in branch banking having served in many roles, including Branch Manager, within the Retail Segment of the Bank. She joined the Legal and Compliance Department as a Compliance Officer in 2008, transitioning to the role of Legal Counsel for the Corporate and Institutional Clients Segment in 2010.
In her role as Company Secretary, Angela is the first female to have held this position in the Bank’s history in Ghana. In April 2015, Angela was appointed Regional Head for Subsidiary Governance, West Africa (excluding Nigeria), with responsibility for providing leadership and support to Cameroon, Cote D’Ivoire, Gambia and Sierra Leone to ensure that the Group’s subsidiary governance standards are fully implemented.
Angela is a member of the Ghana Bar Association, the Commonwealth Lawyers Association and an alumni of the 2010 Fortune/US State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Program.
Country Chief Risk Officer
Kwabena Koranteng was appointed on 12th December 2018. Kwabena previously worked at Barclays Bank, South Africa as a Senior Credit Analyst and Regional Sanctioner.
As a Senior Credit Analyst and Regional Sanctioner, his role involved providing credit decisions and portfolio quality management support to the African region (excluding South Africa) businesses, as well as ensuring the highest standards of credit quality through the sanctioning, sampling and application of best practice to credit proposals.
He has over seventeen years experience in the banking sector primarily with the Barclays Bank group, with three years specific experience as a Chief Risk Officer with Barclays Bank, Seychelles.
He has good international exposure having worked in about four different countries within the Barclays Bank Group. He possesses a holistic understanding of the risk management discipline
His areas of expertise include Credit Risk Management, Credit Analysis, Corporate Recoveries, Financial Crime, Fraud Strategy and Operational Risk. Kwabena holds a BSc Business Administration (Banking and Finance option) from the University of Ghana and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Leicester.