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Key Management Personnel

Ishmael Oku
Head, Internal Control

Ishmael Oku has over 16 years of experience in risk management, re-engineering, and quality assurance management.

From 2006, Ishmael occupied various positions including Operations Officer, Head of Branch Operations, Operational Risk Manager, and Business Digitisation Manager at Ecobank Ghana Limited. From 2017, Ishmael occupied the position of Group Manager, Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA), at Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), with responsibility for the RCSA Program of the Ecobank Group, spanning multiple languages and regulatory jurisdictions and over 30 countries across the globe.

Ishmael holds an MSc in Business Administration & Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics, a CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM) degree, a joint degree from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Business School and the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Ghana.

Ishmael is a Certified Risk Specialist (CRS) with experience in Commercial Banking, Operational Risk Management, and Internal Control.