Michael Mensah-Baah has over 25 years of experience working in financial services across Europe and Africa.
In 1998, Michael began his professional career in the United Kingdom and joined JP Morgan as an Associate on the Fund Derivatives Trading Desk. He later became Vice President, Investment Banking with Union Bank of Switzerland (UK), where he helped the bank grow Fixed Income Product Revenue, managing to increase the client base while keeping losses to a minimum.
In 2010, Michael joined Barclays Bank (now ABSA) in Africa, starting as Vice President and Head of Risk Management before subsequently becoming Director and Chief Operating Officer. Over the years, Michael has gained unique expertise in the development and implementation of strategy, the establishment of key strategic partnerships, and the development of new products and services.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Statistics and Computer Science from the University of Ghana and a Master of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (UK). He is both an Associate Member of the Chartered Global Management Accountants (CGMA) in the US and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA) in the UK.