Board of Directors


Daniel Awuah-Darko

Executive Group Chairman

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

Executive Director

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.

Kwame Asare Boakye

Executive Director & Group COO

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 CEO Vanguard Assurance

Frederick Adotey Saka

Chief Executive Officer

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).



Akweley Adoley Bulley

Board Member

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.


Emmanuel Appiah Korang

Board Member

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.