Christopher Sey Group Head, Internal Controls & Compliance (IC&C)
Christopher Sey, Chris as he is affectionately called, is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana).
He has a wide range of experience spanning accounting, audit and financial analysis. Christopher Sey has been with GLICO since 2008.
Before joining GLICO, Mr. Sey worked for PKF Accountants and Business Advisors, Ghana, for over fifteen years where he obtained vast experience handling a portfolio of clients including leading banks and other financial institutions, manufacturing, insurance and multinational companies.
His areas of expertise include accountancy, external & internal audit, control reviews, regulatory reviews, implementation of new accounting standards such as IFRS, compliance assistance and advice on regulatory matters and he brings these expertise to bear on the operations of GLICO.
Paul Asante Farkye Group Head, ICT (Systems Administration)
Paul Asante Farkye is an Information Technology Professional with several years’ experience in Information Communication Technology (ICT).
He holds a BSc Information Technology from the Methodist University College, Ghana and a Diploma in Information Technology from Micap School of Applied Information Technology.
Paul joined GLICO as an IT Officer in May 2004 and has contributed immensely to the company’s information technology development over the years.
He has his specialization in Database Administration, Computer Networking, Web Technology as well as System Administration.
He was an important member of the ICT team that worked with an external consultant to develop a new state-of-the-art software for GLICO LIFE. His valuable contribution to the development and implementation of the new software was key to its success.
Prior to joining GLICO, he was the Head of IT at Women’s World Banking Ghana, a micro financial institution, from 2002 to 2004.
Kwaku Appah Hayase Group Head, ICT (Software Engineer)
Kwaku Appah Hayase is a seasoned Software Engineer, who has developed several applications for insurance companies including the GLICO GROUP subsidiary companies, Samara Group, Adehyeman Savings And Loans Ltd and Shops (The Shoppe – Korle Bu and Finest Supermarket).
He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Computer Science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi. He also has a certificate in Information System Security Audit. He has attended several Information Communication Technology related seminars, workshops and training programmes both in Ghana and abroad.
Prior to joining GLICO in 2010, Kwaku Appah worked with various companies including Airways Catering Ltd, Digital Links Systems and Samara Pharmacy Ltd as Software developer and ICT Consultant.
He has vast knowledge in computer networks and has implemented both Wide Area and Local Area Networks (WAN and LAN) for several companies. He is also very conversant with all the windows operating systems and can fully administer them. He has expertise in database management, installation and management of Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Access, MySQL, configuring routers and developing windows interfaces with Visual Basic for other systems. He also has working knowledge in domains management, website development and mobile application development.
He was very instrumental in the development and implementation of new software for a number of the GLICO GROUP subsidiary companies, particularly GLICO GENERAL.
Dr. Hazel P. Berrard Amuah Group Business Partner, Human Resource
Dr. Hazel P. Berrard Amuah is a multiple time award winning seasoned HR professional with over 20 years’ experience in the field. These awards include the Ghana top 40 HR professionals award, Ghana top 50 HR professionals award, the GHANA top 20 HR professionals award, the Ghana Woman professional of the year 2018, the HR practitioner of the year, 2019 and the most recent one being Africa HR Personality of the year 2020.
She is a chartered insurer and a member of the Royal Chartered Insurance Institute. She is also a Fellow of the African Leadership Initiative – West Africa.
She is interested in continuous people development issues with two terminal degrees in business administration from Switzerland and America as part of the development of a stronger business acumen to appropriately position her as a strategic business partner to her organisation in view of the envisaged acceleration and corporate growth in Africa as a HOT Zone. Her doctoral theses was in the field of culture and cross cultural leadership. She also holds a Master’s degree in Bilingual Translation (French and English) and a Master’s degree in Organisational Development. She is also a holder of Diplôme de Langue Française Niveau B2 du Conseil de L’Europe and a Diploma of Insurance from Malta.
Dr Hazel is a Henley certified coach from the UK and has cross cultural certification from the USA. Her work experience across 22 countries in central and West Africa spans industries like FMCG, Energy and the financial sector with areas of Human Resource Specialisation including but not limited to: HR Strategy Development and Implementation, Resourcing, Learning/Training, Executive Coaching, Cross Cultural Coaching, Talent Management & Talent Retention Strategy, Organisational and Management Development specialist, Performance Management, Career Design and Management, Employee Welfare and Policy formulation, General Compensation.
She is a co-author of the newly launched book “CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS IMPERATIVES IN A DEVELOPING ECONOMY” which was edited by Professor Kwaku Appiah-Adu and His Excellency, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia as well as “CONTEXT: EXECUTING STRATEGY IN A DEVELOPING ECONOMY” which was also edited by Professor Kwaku Appiah-Adu, His Excellency Dr Mahamadu Bawumia and Dr. Hene Aku Kwapong. She has published several other papers which have been featured in international academic journals.
Vida Kyei Group Head, Legal
Vida Kyei is the Legal Officer serving the Company and its subsidiary companies.
She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B Hons) from the University of Ghana and a Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Development Studies (BA IDS) from the University for Development Studies, Tamale.
She was called to the Ghana Bar in 2014 having successfully obtained a Barrister at law certificate from the Ghana School of Law.
Her areas of specialty include commercial law, corporate law, investment law, land law and general litigation.
Prior to her joining GLICO, Vida Kyei worked with Ghana’s Attorney General’s Department, Center for Development Partnership and Beyond Aid.
Vida Kyei is currently the Company Secretary for GLICO General Insurance Company Limited, GLICO Life Insurance Company Limited, GLICO Healthcare Limited, GLICO Capital and GLICO Pensions Trustee Company Limited.
She is a member of the Ghana Bar Association.
Bright Abbey Group Head, Risk Management
Until his appointment as Group Head of Risk Management, Bright Abbey was the Manager in charge of Risk Management at the Internal Controls & Compliance (IC&C) Department.
Before joining GLICO Group Ltd. in 2015, Bright worked with local and international audit firms including Deloitte where he gained broad experience in auditing, enterprise risk management and internal controls. He played leading roles in providing audit and assurance services for clients within diverse sectors including insurance, manufacturing, mining and the public sector.
Mr. Abbey holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting Option) from the Valley View University, Ghana and a Post Graduate Degree in Finance from the University of Leicester, UK.