Amenyo Setordzie is the Managing Director of the company who leads the strategic development of the company’s business and the overall growth strategy of FirstBanC. He has several years of experience in financial advisory services in Ghana and beyond.
Until his appointment, he was the Executive Director of Strategic Debt Solutions Limited. He has worked with UMB Investment Holdings Limited (UMB-IHL) as the Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining UMB-IHL, he was the Chief Executive Officer of EGAS Capital Limited, in charge of the overall strategic and operational directions of the Company. His role also encompassed deal origination and execution, structured finance and corporate restructuring.
Mr. Setordzie worked with African Management Services Company (AMSCO) in the Johannesburg Office, as a Project Officer and later as Senior Project Officer for about six (6) years, where he was in charge of business development in South Africa, Zambia and Democratic Republic of Congo and he worked with several companies located in this Region. AMSCO was a project set up by the United Nations Development Programme, African Development Bank and the International Finance Corporation (a member of the World Bank Group). He also worked with Agence Française de Développement/PROPARCO and Merchant Bank Ghana Limited as Investment Officer and Deputy Manager respectively. Other institutions Mr. Setordzie had previously worked for include the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Ernst and Young and Pannell Kerr Forster.
He is a Chartered Accountant and holds an MBA in Finance and BSc Administration (Banking and Finance Option) from the University of Ghana. He holds a certificate in Investment Appraisal and Risk Analysis from John Deutsch International, Queen's University, Canada and Professional Project Management from the George Washington University Business School.