Mansa Nettey was appointed Chief Executive on March 1, 2017 as the first female CEO in the Bank’s 120 year history in Ghana.
Mrs. Nettey has more than 20 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.
Mansa has extensive experience in financial and capital markets and has contributed significantly to financial markets development including pioneering risk management solutions for Governments.
Prior to being appointed CEO, Mansa was appointed first female Executive Director of Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited in 2013 and in 2015 was appointed a NonExecutive Director of the Board of Standard Chartered Bank, Nigeria Limited.
Mansa is passionate about the youth and advocates for developing the next generation of leaders. Mansa holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Science and Technology, Ghana and a Master’s in Business Administration from Manchester Business School in the United Kingdom.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Chris Bidokwu was appointed Chief Risk Officer in 2022. He brings twenty – five years banking experience to the role.
Chris joined Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria in 2001 and spent the first five years in Consumer Banking across different roles. He moved into Operational Risk and Assurance in 2006 supporting the Wholesale Banking Business. Between 2010 and 2012 he was the Regional Head of Operational Risk for Origination & Client Coverage for Africa, ensuring a strong risk control environment.
He was the Cluster lead for Operational Risk in West Africa, and has vast experience in providing holistic, Board and executive-level risk management support and governance within the West African Cluster and AME enabling the alignment of business strategy and Risk appetite.
Prior to joining Standard Chartered, Chris worked in Fidelity Bank Nigeria acquiring experience in Treasury Operations & Branch Operations.
Chris holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Banking & Finance | Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma Nigeria and a certificate in complete risk management from the Kellogg’s School of Management, Northwestern University. He is an Honorary Senior Member (HCIB) of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, Nigeria and a Member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).
Yvonne Gyebi was appointed Head of Retail Banking in December 2019 and is responsible for leading the strategic business growth agenda for the Retail Business.
Yvonne has extensive experience in senior roles within the banking industry. Over the nine years in Standard Chartered, She has served in various roles including Head of Medium Enterprises, General Manager Small & Medium Enterprises (SME), Head of Business Clients, Head of Client Relationships, Ghana & West Africa (excluding Nigeria), Country Head Commercial Banking and most recently, Value Centre General Manager for Retail Distribution, Priority and Digital Banking, where she deployed strategies to improve balance sheet growth and worked closely with the Regional and Country Digital Banking teams to implement the digital strategy including mobile client acquisition. Yvonne started her banking career in 2005 as a Management Trainee through the Young Professional Programme with Ecobank.
She is a graduate of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and holds an MBA in Finance & Information Systems from A.B Freeman School of Business, Tulane University in the United States.
Michael Oseku-Afful was appointed Head, Conduct, Financial Crime and Compliance on 1st January 2020. Prior to his appointment, he was the Head of Compliance for Corporate and Commercial Banking for Ghana.
Michael joined the Bank in November 2006 and has held many senior roles in Credit Risk, Credit Documentation, Legal and Compliance within the bank. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, he worked in Advertising and Public Relations.
He is a Lawyer by profession. He holds an LLB Degree from City University, London, a BA (Hons.) degree from the University of Ghana as well as a post graduate Diploma in Compliance (International Compliance Association) awarded by the University of Manchester, England. He also holds an Advanced Certificate in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK.
Albert was appointed Chief Financial Officer in May 2022. He is responsible for providing functional leadership for finance and governance oversight for the Supply Chain and Property functions.
Albert joined Standard Chartered Bank Ghana PLC in 2006 and has held various senior roles including: Head, Wholesale Banking Business Finance, Ghana; Financial Controller and Chief Financial Offi cer for Standard Chartered Bank Angola S.A. He was an Executive Director of the Bank in Angola and acted as CEO for nearly a year. Until his recent appointment, he was the Cluster Head of Finance for Corporate, Commercial & Institutional Banking, West Africa with oversight responsibility for Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Gambia and Sierra Leone.
Albert is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana; a CFA Charterholder, holds an MBA from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Science in Administration (Accounting) from the University of Ghana, Legon
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