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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mr. Stephen Badu has over sixteen years experience in insurance and occupational pension schemes management. Before being elevated to his present position, he was the Chief Business Development Officer (Group Business) of GLICO Life Insurance Company (GLICO Life).
Having joined GLICO as a Management Trainee, he has, over the years, played major roles in the growth of the company. He was appointed the Underwriting Supervisor a couple of years after joining GLICO Life. The satisfactory performance of his duties as the Underwriting Supervisor resulted in the Company reposing more confidence in him and subsequently tasking him to manage the Group Business portfolio in addition to other supervisory roles.
He was recently elevated to the position of Executive Director (Business Development) at GLICO Group to bring his vast experience to bear on the growth of the various subsidiary companies of the Group.
Mr. Stephen Badu, who is also a lawyer by profession, holds a Bsc (Land Economy) from KNUST and MBA from GIMPA. He also possesses a Diploma and Advance Diploma certificates in Insurance. He also obtained his LL.B (First Class Hons.) from GIMPA and BL/QLC from the Ghana School of Law. He is a member of the Ghana Bar Association, International Bar Association and the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK).
Mr. Stephen Badu has also participated in major courses and seminars both locally and internationally to add on to his wealth of knowledge.
Victor has a wealth of experience in Accountancy, Auditing, IT Auditing, Taxation, IT Systems implementation and Support, Business Process Re-engineering spanning over twenty five years in very responsible positions.
He has under his belt immense experience garnered from working at Deloitte & Touche (D&T). He started his career at Deloitte as an IT Consultant in 1991 and was involved in software development, IT systems support and implementation.
Victor resigned from D&T and took up appointment with Tara Systems as Systems Analyst from May 1994 to April 1995.
From May 1995 to September 1998 he was the IT Manager at Glico Life Insurance Company Ltd (GLICO LIFE) where he managed the company’s IT Systems as well as in-house software development. He left for the UK in 1998 to pursue accountancy (ACCA) and MBA. While in the UK, he worked with Kojo & Co, a registered auditing firm as a Trainee Accountant for two years.
He returned to Ghana in 2003 to work with D&T as a Senior Auditor. As a Senior Auditor at Deloitte, he was responsible for the statutory audits and IT audit for medium and large sized organizations. In 2005, Victor joined the erstwhile Trust Bank as an Audit Officer. Within the span of two years, he rose to become the Chief Auditor of the bank.
In 2009, Victor re-joined GLICO LIFE as a General Manager in charge of Finance and Administration.
After ten years of dedicated service as the General Manager/CFO of GLICO LIFE, he was elevated to the position of Group CFO and Executive Director of GLICO Group Ltd.
Mr. Bernard Joe Appeah is the Chief Executive Officer of Pentax Management Consultancy Services Limited and Pentax Realty Limited in Ghana. He is an accomplished Development Management Consultant, Trainer and Motivational Speaker with both Local and International work experience.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (1994) and an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Economics with Statistics (1987) both from the University of Ghana. Additionally, he holds a Diploma in Investment Management (1990) from Turin, Italy, Diploma in Adult Training and Facilitation Skills (1997) from Aarhus, Denmark and a Post Experience Certificate in Project Management (1992) from the University of Bradford, England. He has attended and made presentations at several Local and International workshops.
His extensive career experience spans as far back as 1988 in the areas of Human Resource Management, Human Capital Development for Banks and Microfinance Institutions, Decentralisation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Corporate Governance, Investment Management, Institutional Review and Assessment, Business Process Reengineering among others.
He has worked and consulted for a vast number of organizations including but not limited to government institutions, international institutions and private sector organizations in the banking, finance, agricultural and insurance sectors.
Dr Adu Anane Antwi is the immediate past Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Until his appointment, he managed his private firm of financial consultants and investment lawyers and was also a partner in a firm of chartered accountants. He worked as the Director of corporate finance and investment management at SEC from 1999 to 2003 and as Director of Fund Management and Investment at the National Health Insurance Authority from 2005 to 2006. He had also previously worked at the Ghana National procurement Agency (GNPA Ltd) from 1981 to 1999 where he held various positions.
He served as an adjunct lecturer from 1993 at various institutions, including the Ghana School of Law, the Central University College, the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration and the National Banking College. He has also served as an instructor for the Ghana Stock Exchange securities courses and as a resource person for the West African Institute for Economic and Financial Management, Nigeria. He has several publications on finance and corporate governance to his credit.
Dr Adu Anane studied at the University of Ghana Business School where he obtained a BSc. Administration (Accounting) degree in 1989 and an MBA degree in 1992. He also studied for the professional examinations of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1996. He further studied at the Ghana School of Law and qualified as a lawyer in 2007.
He obtained his Doctor of Business Administration degree at the Paris School of Business in Paris, France.
Mr. Forkuo Kyei is the Group Chief Executive officer GLICO Group Ltd and a chartered Insurer with over thirty years’ experience. Prior to his appointment as the Group CEO, he was the Managing Director of GLICO Life Insurance Company, the life insurance subsidiary of the Group for approximately ten years.
Having joined GLICO in 1992, he has played a pivotal role in the growth and success of the organization. He was instrumental in the establishment of most of the subsidiary companies under the Group and plays a key role in the growth of these companies.
Apart from being a Chartered Insurer and an Associate Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) he also holds MSc in Insurance & Risk Management from Cass Business School City University (UK) and MBA in Finance & Advance Strategic Management from the Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University (UK). Mr. Forkuo Kyei is a product of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) where he graduated with a BSc Development Planning degree.
Mr. Kyei is a practicing Christian. He serves on several company boards as well as boards of institutions and organizations including Liberty Centre Assemblies of God Church and the Assemblies of God University College