Mr. Akowuah has worked in, and with MSME-focused institutions for more than a decade. His experience includes institutional strengthening while serving in senior management positions in Ghana, Tanzania and Nigeria.
A certified risk manager, Mr. Akowuah’s expertise is strongly in the areas of strengthening MSME lending, credit risk management, problem loan management and recovery. He also has a vast experience in operations management, and has worked in institutions where he strengthened internal processes, improved efficiency of the internal organization, and implemented significant cost-saving and revenue-generating measures which led to material improvements.
Before joining Akiba, Mr. Akowuah held several positions including Management Board Member (Deputy MD) in an institution owned and operated by a leading international MSME banking group.