DIRECTORS OF SRB
DR. FRANCIS ABOAGYE-OTCHERE
(PhD, MBA/MPhil, BSc Admin)
Francis is a senior lecturer in Accounting at the University of Ghana where he has worked for more than nineteen years. He has held various positions in the University including Head of Department, Coordinator and Faculty Examinations Officer. Prior to working at the University, he worked in the private sector with Kwame Asante & Associates, a firm of Chartered Accountants and Management Consultants (representing Arthur Andersen in Ghana) and Delloite & Touche Consulting. During this period, Francis had extensive experience in organisational and financial restructuring, design, redesign and improvement of business processes. He has been the leader or key member of teams that have restructured, conducted financial valuation and developed corporate and business plans for a number of institutions both in the private and public sectors. Francis chairs the board of Sefwiman Rural Bank, is a Member of the Governing Council of University of Mines and Technology and was a Member of the Technical Advisory Group, Improved Business Practice (A DANIDA funded Project). As an academic, his research interests include: Corporate Governance and Firm Performance; Accounting Information Systems and Data Quality; Emotional Intelligence and Performance and Corporate Social Responsibility. He was elected to the Board of SRB on 29th December, 2007 and has been the Chairman since 2009.
MR. JOHNSON BEN ODURO
(MBA Marketing, CIMG, PGD, BA (Hons))
Johnson is a professional marketer and a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketers Ghana (CIMG). He obtained Post Graduate Diploma in Small Business Development from Galilee College, Israel (1998), MBA Marketing from the University of Ghana, Legon in 1991, Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management from University of Science and Technology, Kumasi (1989), BA (Hon) Economics Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast (1982) and Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’ from Wiawso Training College, Sefwi Wiawso (1974).
He has over 20 years progressively responsible working experience in Enterprise Development, Training/Consultancy Services, Client Service Management, and Service Marketing.
Ben is currently a management consultant and a part time lecturer at both undergraduate and post graduate levels.
He had previously worked as Project Manager Improving Business Practice Under DANIDA Funded BSPS (2006 to date). Previous positions held were Marketing Specialist Private Enterprise Foundation (PEF) (1996-2003), Marketing Manager, Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) (1992-1996).
He has participated in a number of seminars/workshops, and has had a number of consulting and research experience both local and international.
He was appointed a Board Member of Sefwiman Rural Bank Ltd on 05/03/2006 and was one of the first directors of the Bank. Currently he is a Board Member/Secretary, Chairman of the Credit Committee and a member of the Human Resource Committee of the Board.
MR. SETH TAWIAH NORTEY
(B.COM, Advanced Diploma)
Seth, 43, holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the Trinity College, USA and an Advanced Diploma in Accounting from the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM UK).
Mr. Nortey is currently a District Manager at Kuapa Kokoo Limited, a leading licensed Cocoa Buying Company in Ghana. He has over fifteen years working experience in the cocoa industry.
He was elected to the Board on 2nd July, 2016.
MISS OLIVIA NYARKOA KYEH
Olivia is a young dedicated and versatile lawyer with three years’ experience in the Legal practice and aims at becoming a leading voice in her chosen profession.
She obtained her Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi in June, 2009. While on campus, she held a leadership position as the Deputy Secretary of the Association of Sefwi Students.
After successfully completing her Bachelor of Laws Degree, she worked as a National Service person at the Ministry of Justice and Attorney Generals’ Department as a paralegal officer from October 2009 to July 2010.
In October 2012, she pursued her Professional Law Course at the Ghana School of Law and was called to the Ghana Bar in June 2012.
Miss Kyeh undertook her pupillage at Akufo- Addo, Prempeh & Co, a renowned and established Law firm in Ghana from October 2012 to July 2014. She later joined Best Point Savings and Loan Ltd as the Lawyer and Company Secretary in August 2014 where she single handedly established the legal department.
She was elected a Board Member of the Sefwiman Rural Bank Limited in August, 2014 and continues to serve diligently on the Board by bringing to bare her rich experience.
She is currently a Lawyer at Sahel Sahara Bank Ltd.
She has over the years acquired work experience in varied areas of legal practice including litigation experience in Banking and Finance Law, Company and Corporate Law, Labour Law, Family Law and Criminal Law.
She is very focused, zealous and always aspires to attain the ultimate goal in her career and personal development.
MR. AARON KWABENA NKUAH
(M’Ed Guidance and Counselling, B’Ed Education)
Aaron holds Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counselling from the University of Cape Coast. Prior to his masters he obtained Bachelor of Education at the University of Education, Winneba (2008).
Aaron is an educationist with fifteen years working experience with the Ghana Education Service serving in various capacities as teacher, planning officer, examination officer, and currently he is the Supervisor of second cycle institutions in Sefwi Wiawso Municipality.
Aaron was elected as Board Member to serve on the Board of Sefwiman Rural Bank on 27th July, 2013.
He is also an Elder at the Church of Pentecost, Bibiani Central.
Aaron is sociable, team player and hardworking with a high sense of initiative and innovation, good communication and inter-personal skills. He is also a high-minded person with a drive for goals.
MR. ISAAC NKRUMAH
(M.Ed. Educational Administration and Leadership)
Isaac, 40, holds Master Degree in Education (Educational Administration and Leadership) from the Valley View University, Ghana.
Isaac is an educationist and has worked in various levels of the educational system from pre-school to post-basic school. He was previously in charge of Special Education and Private Schools Coordinator at the Sefwi Bodi Education Directorate.
Currently, Isaac is the Regional Coordinator for Free SHS Secretariat for Western North.
He is the representative of the Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai Municipal Assembly on the board and was appointed a board member on 1st January, 2018.
MR. STEPHEN KINGSLEY BENNIEH
Stephen Kingsley Bennieh is a trained Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana from the Ghana School of Law. He was called to the Ghanaian Bar in 2020. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with First Class Honours from KAAF University College, Accra. He was called to the Ghanaian Bar in 2020. After his Call to the Bar, he now works as an Associate Lawyer at Dankwah & Associates (Divine Chambers) at Adabraka, Accra. He is also an Adjunct Lecturer at KAAF University College.
He was appointed a director on 20th May, 2021.