BIOGRAPHY


Albert Essien

Albert Essien

Independent Non-Executive Director

Albert is an Independent Non-Executive Director. He started his banking career with the National Investment Bank Limited in Accra, and joined the corporate banking department of Ecobank Ghana. He previously served as the Group Chief Executive Officer of Ecobank and led Ecobank’s expansion into Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Albert also led Ecobank’s negotiations in the formation of the Ecobank-Nedbank alliance.


Education: He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Ghana and is an honorary fellow of the Ghana Chartered Institute of Bankers.