BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Daniel Awuah-Darko

Daniel Awuah-Darko

Chairman

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Daniel Awuah-Darko

He also holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Hons) degree in addition to the Associate Diploma of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London.

He had his insurance education at the Chartered Insurance Institute/London School of Insurance after which he had an intensive programme of field training in the London Market. Joining Vanguard Assurance in 1993, he has had the benefit of offshore training at Munich Re, Germany.

He possesses over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry both overseas and locally.

He currently serves on Boards of several companies.

Harold Awuah-Darko

Harold Awuah-Darko

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Harold Awuah-Darko

He has a varied background in Management Information Systems and Actuarial Science. He started his work experience with a six-month stint at Vanguard Assurance in 1992 as an IT officer. He progressed to his own consultancy services where he specialised in the design, development and implementation of software.

Back to Vanguard he was the Actuarial Services Manager and responsible for the company’s medical insurance scheme. Since 2000 he was seconded to the Ghana HealthCare Company Limited where he served creditably as the Chief Actuarial and Management Information System Officer.

He has been recalled after serving the initial contract term and now has oversight responsibility for in-house actuarial services and Vanguard’s Health Insurance scheme.

Akweley Adoley Bulley

Akweley Adoley Bulley

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Akweley Adoley Bulley

She proceeded to London Metropolitan University where she pursued her Masters degree in Employment Studies and Human Resource Management.

She is also a Registered Test Administrator (Level A, British Psychological Society) and a Graduate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

She has been the Human Resource Manager of several companies such as; Cadbury Ghana Limited, Holiday Inn and Millicom Ghana Ltd, Agricultural Development Bank among others.

Currently she is the Director, Human Resource at UMB.

Nana A. Appiah-Korang

Nana A. Appiah-Korang

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Emmanuel Appiah Korang

He is a specialist consultant in the energy sector with a depth of experience in Energy sector development, Public Utility Management and Procurement.

He is currently the managing Director of Trellidor Ghana Limited, the Chairman of Adonteng Community Bank, Vanguard Properties Limited and Ghana Bauxite Company Limited.

Eric Otoo

Eric Otoo

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Eric Otoo

Eric brings a wealth of experience in investment banking, consulting, commercial operations and private equity, having worked with Goldman Sachs, Mckinsey & Co., Diageo and Duet, among others. His experience in finance was honed at Goldman Sachs & Co.’s New York City office from 2007, where his responsibilities included coordinating and managing origination, valuation, acquisition and due diligence for investment transactions.

In 2006 and later between 2010 and 2013, he worked as a strategy consultant at McKinsey’s New York City office, where he worked with senior Executives and Boards across different industries on various strategic, finance and operational issues. His work involved transformation programs at some of the major US banks and the broader financial services sector. He was recently a Director at Duet Private Equity where he managed companies in the firm’s investment portfolio with additional duties, including finding new investment opportunities. Eric started his consulting career in 2001 as an actuary at Towers Watson before his careers at Analysis Group and Treacy & Co., all in the USA.

He is currently the Managing Director of Ghana Amalgamated Trust (GAT) where he implemented and led a program to recapitalize some indigenous banks and currently supports their business transformation to improve governance, management capabilities and performance in order to create value.

Eric holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School with second year honours as a Jack Kent Cooke Scholar. He received his certification as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) in 2005, and as a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and a Certified Financial Manager (CFM) in 2004. Eric attended Grinnell College in the US, for his undergraduate studies where he received majors in Economics and Computer Science with Phi Beta Kappa honors.

Eric serves on the Boards of Directors of other companies including appsNmobile Solutions Limited and Tesah Capital Limited

 

Richard Hardy

Richard Hardy

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Richard Hardy

Mr. Hardy holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business and a BCom (Actuarial Science) from the University of Stellenbosch.

He started his career in actuarial consulting in the United Kingdom and South Africa.

He worked with Ethos, a leading pan-African private equity investor as a Principal.

Richard currently serves as an Investment Director at Zurich headquartered BlueOrchard Finance.

Nero Davor

Nero Davor

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S.N.K Davor

S.N.K Davor holds a B.Sc. Admin (Accounting) and MBA (Finance) from the University of Ghana Legon respectively.

He is a Chartered Accountant and has been a certified member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana since 1992.

Nerro commenced his career in 1990 with Coopers and Lybrand (present day PWC) before joining the Bank of Ghana in 1992 where he served as a Bank Exammer. He later moved to Cal Bank Limited in the capacity of the Director of Finance from 1997 to 2004.

Mr. Davor again moved to Agricultural Development Bank as the General Manager in charge of Finance and Treasury till 2010.

Between 2010 and 2017, he was the Deputy Commissioner of the National Insurance Commission and was credited with the introduction and establishment of Risk-based Supervisory Framework for the Commission, New Solvency Framework for the industry and the new Prudential Returns for the industry.

He serves on numerous Board of companies and institutions. In addition to his educational acumen, Mr. Davor takes delight in farming.

NATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS

· A member of the Technical Committee for the Inter-ministerial committee for the governmental action group on AML/CFT.

· A member of the technical committee that developed the structure and framework for the long-term borrowings of the MOF.

· Developed the structure and framework and established the National Fire Fund for the NIC for the benefit of firefighting institutions.

Kwame Asare Boakye

Kwame Asare Boakye

Group COO

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Kwame Asare Boakye

Kwame is a financial analyst with over 15 years’ industry experience – 8 of which he spent within the life insurance sector, close to 2 years focused on microinsurance and the rest within the non-life sector.

Kwame’s outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills are considered invaluable when it comes to resolving operations, sales and investment challenges within the insurance industry. In addition, his exceptional comprehension of information systems, coupled with his ability to manage multiple project/work streams, have consistently resulted in enhanced organizational efficiency.

Kwame is a member of the National Insurance Commission’s Motor Insurance Database Committee. He has an Advanced Diploma Certificate in Insurance (ACII) and is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK). He also holds an MBA Finance from The University of Ghana and a BSc Mathematics form The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

   Frederick Adotey Saka

Frederick Adotey Saka

Chief Executive Officer

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Frederick Adotey Saka

Frederick has over 15 years of industry experience spanning Technical Operations, Marketing and Strategy. He joined Vanguard Assurance in 2018 as the Chief Operations Officer and was appointed Chief Executive Officer a year later.

Prior to joining Vanguard Assurance, he worked for Saham Insurance Ghana Limited as the Chief Operations Officer, where he was responsible for steering the company’s Technical Operations.

Frederick is a Chartered Insurer and an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK.  He also holds an MBA and BA in Economics and Law, both from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. In addition, Frederick holds a Group Diploma in Marketing awarded by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI).