Akwasi Effah-Adu is a graduate from the University of Ghana Business School with a First Degree in Administration (Accounting) and an MBA in Finance from the same University. Akwasi has 20 years banking experience from Agricultural Development Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and SG-SSB and is a licensed Corporate Credit Lender certified by Omega, having attended various workshops, training, seminars, and executive training in Leading for Results at INSEAD Singapore.
Akwasi’s last 7 years in Banking were spent with Intercontinental Bank/Access Bank where he is credited with the phenomenal growth of the Bank’s Corporate Banking division, brokering many major deals for the Bank. He is also credited for the growth of Intercontinental Bank Retail. Akwasi Effah-Adu successfully worked with Access Bank to implement the takeover of Intercontinental Bank in 2012. Akwasi left Access Bank in February 2013 to set up Accent Financial Services a Finance House as the Chief Executive Officer. Akwasi resigned from Accent Financial Services in January 2014