A fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, UK with over ten years of post-qualification experience, Samuel has considerable experience across many areas of finance including Financial Control, Financial reporting, Financial planning & Analysis, Business strategy formulation and Financial Risk Management.
Samuel was the Head of Finance for West Africa Retail Chain Limited, overseeing the investment of over USD 35million in Ghana in the next 5 years for the creation of a supermarket brand. He has worked with many multinational organizations including British America Tobacco as the Head of Finance for cluster of 7 markets (Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Liberia, and Sierra Leone), Zain Communications / Airtel Ghana as the Head of Business Planning and Analysis, Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (subsidiary of Diageo Plc.) as the Financial Reporting Manager.
Samuel has special interest in starting new businesses and ensuring all processes, procedures and controls are in place and working to drive business performance. He has also been involved in profitable turnaround of several SMEs in Ghana. He is an expert in business performance measurement and reporting to both internal and external stakeholders. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B.com) Degree from the University of Cape Coast and an MBA in Finance from Institute of International Finance, Oxford Brookes University, UK.