Mr. Alex Bernasko is a Legal Practitioner and Notary Public. He had a long and successful career in Central Banking, rising to become the Secretary to the Bank of Ghana and then Advisor and member of the Bank’s top management, positions he held till his retirement. He has served on several Boards of Directors including the Export Development and Investment Fund (EDIF), Ghana Tourist Development Company and Agricultural Development Bank (1998 – 2000). He has the following qualifications, B.A. Hons Social Sciences (KNUST), QCL (University of Ghana, Legon) and Barrister-at-Law, Ghana School of Law. He also holds certificates for courses attended in several institutions including the Royal Institute of Public Administration U.K. and the International Monetary Fund, U.S.A.
He comes to the Board with a wealth of knowledge and experience in management, banking and finance and financial law. He is a member of the Ghana Bar Association, International Bar Association and the Institute of Directors. He was appointed to the Board on 1st August, 2017.
Dr. John Kofi Mensah was appointed Managing Director of the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) Limited on August 1, 2017. Dr. Mensah is a renowned Economist and Banker with 25 years of experience in different sectors of Banking ranging from start -up and delinquent banks operations, credit and foreign/Treasury management of Universal Banks. He has worked previously at the International Commercial Bank (now FBN Bank) in various capacities including that of General Manager/Deputy CEO of the Bank. He has also previously worked at UniBank as General Manager, and later Deputy Managing Director, and as Chief Executive Officer at First Capital Plus Savings & Loans from April 2011 till July 2015. He currently serves on the board of Ghana International Bank Plc, UK. Dr. Mensah has previously served as chairman of Family Fountain Assets & Securities Limited, as a director of Enyan Denkyira Rural Bank, and a director of Cocoa Processing Company Limited. He holds a Doctorate in Business Administration (Finance) from SMC University of Zurich, Switzerland, an MSc (Banking and Finance), Cum Laude from Finafrica in Milan, Italy and a BA (Economics & Statistics) from the University of Ghana. He is also a fellow of the Institute of Professional Financial Managers (FIPFM), UK.
Mr. Kwabena Abankwah-Yeboah is a pharmacist in good standing for the past 31 years. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Sharp Pharmaceuticals Limited.
He is currently a director of United Perfumery and Pharmaceuticals Limited, Accra Technical University, Gulf Construction Limited, as well as a member of the Advisory Board – Ghana Education Service, and Technical Examination Unit – Ghana Education Service. He is a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of Ghana, International Pharmaceutical Federation, and Association of Ghana Industries. He has previously served on several boards including CSRI STEPRI, Koforidua Technical University, and Association of Ghana Industries. He holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Master in Business Administration (Finance) degree from the University of Ghana, and an LLB (Hons) degree from the University of Ghana. He was appointed on 1st August, 2017.
Mr. Agbedor holds the Bachelor-of-Laws Degree from the University of Ghana and a Professional Law Certificate from the Ghana School of Law. He joined the Bank in 1985 as a Legal Officer and was the General Counsel of the Bank. He was appointed Secretary to the Board in 2006.