Mrs. Muriel Susan Edusei brings extensive banking, business, corporate governance and boardroom experience to the Board Chairperson role.
Mrs. Edusei worked with National Investment Bank in various positions for eighteen (18) years from 1977, retiring as Head of Foreign Operations in 1995. She subsequently joined Oikocredit International, a development finance institution with its headquarters in the Netherlands, as Regional Manager for Anglophone West Africa, where she established the regional office in Ghana to serve Ghana, Gambia and Sierra Leone. She eventually retired from Oikocredit in December 2010 after a successful tenure.
Mrs. Edusei has extensive boardroom experience, having served as board chair of HFC Bank, now Republic Bank and on other boards including, Fidelity Equity Fund II, Opportunity International Savings and Loans Company Limited and Ghana National Petroleum Corporation.
A product of Wesley Girls’ High School, she obtained a BSc. Administration (Accounting Option) degree in 1975 and an MBA (Finance) degree in 1989 from the School of Administration, now University of Ghana Business School.
Mrs. Edusei is a Hubert Humphrey Fellow and during her fellowship program in the United States, she undertook an MBA Finance and Banking non-degree awarding course at the Boston University. Additionally, she did attachments in Banking Supervision at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and in International Trade and Finance at the Chemical Bank, New York, U.S.A.
She is also a Fellow of the Ghana Institute of Directors and previously served as a Council Member.
Mr. John K. Addo has over thirty (30) years of rich corporate experience in banking and finance, having worked with reputable institutions both in the United Kingdom and Ghana.
He is a Chartered Accountant by training and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Mr. Addo also holds a degree in Applied Economics from the University of East London, in the United Kingdom (UK).
Mr. Addo joined Prudential Bank in 2009 and has held various senior and executive management positions within the Bank. He was appointed Head of Corporate Planning and Research in 2009 and was responsible for Corporate Strategy, Budgeting and Research. In January 2017, he was appointed Head of the Bank’s Credit Administration Division with responsibility for four (4) key functions: Credit Appraisal, Credit Control, Customer Accounts Management and Small and Medium Enterprises/Non-Traditional Exports (SME/NTE).
In October 2018, Mr. Addo was appointed Deputy Managing Director for Finance, Administration and Credit Administration, a position he held until his appointment as the Managing Director.
Prior to joining Prudential Bank, Mr. Addo worked in the professional and commercial accounting sector in the United Kingdom; first as an Auditor at Landau Morley Chartered Accountants (UK) for 9 years and then as a Management Accountant and Financial Controller at Drivers Jonas (now Drivers Jonas Deloitte) for 13 years.
Mr. Yaw Opoku Atuahene is a seasoned banking professional with over thirty-five (35) years of experience in the banking and finance sector. Mr. Atuahene served as the Deputy Managing Director of Agricultural Development Bank from 2001 to 2008 and the Managing Director of the same bank from 2008 to 2009. He also worked in various managerial capacities at National Investment Bank and Prudential Bank.
A product of Adisadel College, Mr. Atuahene obtained the following degrees from Oregon State University in the USA: BSc. Agricultural and Resource Economics (1976), MSc. Poultry Science (1979), MA. Economics, Statistics and Extension Methods (1980).
He has served on several boards including, Agricultural Development Bank, Ghana International Bank, UK, Fidelity Bank Ghana, Global Access Savings and Loans, Ghana Postal Service and Jei River Farms.
Mr. Daniel Larbi-Tieku is a chartered accountant with over thirty (30) years of experience in the accounting and finance sector. He is currently the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Group. Mr. Larbi-Tieku is also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK. He serves on several boards including, Enterprise Life Assurance, Nigeria, Enterprise Group Limited and Enterprise Funeral Services Limited.
Mrs. Juliana Addo-Yobo is a Private Legal Practitioner based in Accra. She has worked in diverse managerial capacities at various organizations including Ghana Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) now GRA, Ghana National Procurement Agency, Attorney General’s Department in Ghana, Leadership Regional Network for Southern Africa (LEARN) based at the University of Pretoria and the Legal Aid Board in South Africa.
Mrs. Addo-Yobo is a SSNIT Representative on the Board of Directors of Hotel Investments Limited (Labadi Beach Hotel) and has also served as a member of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Board. Additionally, she has been the Vice Chairperson of the Committee on Women and Minors’ Rights of the Ghana Bar Association for several years. She is also the Assistant Secretary of the Women’s Forum of the Ghana Bar Association.
Mr. Asah Kissiedu holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Leicester, U.K. and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Planning obtained from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi in July 2000. Mr. Kissiedu is currently the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Trade and Logistics Africa Ltd. a position he has held since October 2011. Prior to this role, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Osam Energy Company Ltd for two years. Mr. Kissiedu also worked for Zenith Bank (Ghana) Ltd. for nearly four years, first as a relationship manager and later as Business Manager. Mr. Kissiedu was appointed to the Board of Prudential Bank Ltd in 2018
Mr. Fred Kwasi Boateng graduated from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) with a Bachelor of Marketing Degree in November 2009 and a Masters Degree in Marketing from the University of Durham in 2011. He worked at Tess Lodge, Kumasi, as Manager from March 1998 to October 1998 and as Director of Operations at West African Hardware Limited from January 2006 to January 2008. He has been the General Manager of West African Décor since March 2008. Mr. Boateng was appointed to the Board of Prudential Bank Ltd in September 2013.
Mrs. Victoria Barth is a lawyer with seventeen (17) years of experience in legal practice. She is the Managing Partner of Sam Okudzeto and Associates, a Ghanaian tier one law firm. Mrs. Barth is a member of the Ghana Bar Association, International Bar Association and Commonwealth Lawyers Association and sits on a number of International Chamber of Commerce Sub-Committees. She also teaches Advocacy and Ethics at the Ghana School of Law.
Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei has over forty (40) years’ experience in administration and education. A great part of his career has been spent in education at the tertiary level. Since 1988 he has held administrative positions, taught several courses and managed various projects in the University and the Church.
Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei was called into full-time Ministry of the Church of Pentecost as a Pastor and was inducted into office as the Rector of the Pentecost University College (PUC) where he served for Eight years.
Prior to his position at PUC he spent over twenty (20) years as an academic at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) where he served as a senior lecturer and Head of Geography and Rural Development. While in KNUST, Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei served on several committees and boards including the Academic Board, the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences and that of the College of Arts and Social Sciences, Committee for the Establishment of Post-Harvest Technology, Committee for the Establishment of Exercise and Sports Sciences and Chairman of the KNUST Basic Schools Board. Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei was a Council Member for the Christian Service University College from 2005-2010.
In addition to publishing many academic papers and book chapters in peer-reviewed academic journals, Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei has co-authored a book “NGOs and the State in the 21st Century: Ghana and India.” and presented papers at local and international conferences. His book, “Decentralization and Poverty Alleviation in Rural Ghana (Does Decentralization Serve the Poor? – The Ghanaian Experience”) was published in 2013.
Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography with Economics, from the University of Ghana, a Master of Science Degree in Regional Planning from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, and a Doctor of Philosophy (Phd) in Development Geography from Durham University, in the United Kingdom.