ANGELINA AKANI

Chief Finance Officer

Personal Details

Angelina has an extensive experience in financial, project and regulatory reporting, Corporate Finance, Audit and Assurance and in-depth knowledge taxation.
Currently the Chief Finance Officer of Saham Insurance Ghana Limited, she contributes to the strategic planning and direction of the company by making commercial and financial input, both strategic and operational as a member of the Senior Management Team. She is also involved in implementing all financial aspects of the strategic plan and achieving relevant objectives; she manages and maintains the business planning and budgetary process including, budgets, capital expenditure, budget monitoring and forecasts.

She started her career with Deloitte and Touche, a firm of Chartered Accountants for seven years and moved to GSMF International and subsequently to Waste Recycling Company, both ‘not for profit’ making organisation for a period of seven and two years respectively. She acquired a lot of experience in managing high profile companies and donor funded projects like USAID, DFID, Danida, Royal Netherlands Embassy, Pfzier Malaria projects and other minor projects.

She ventured into the commercial environment and started with NewWorld Renaissance /Securities (now Serengeti Capital) an Investment Banking, Assets Management and Brokerage firm as the Head of Finance for a period of four years. She had the task of assisting management in evolving and implementing plans to attain financial sustainability.

She moved to Bayport Savings and Loans, Non-Bank Financial Institution, as the Finance Manager for the period of five years.
She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana), Chartered Institute of Taxation and also holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with option in Banking and Finance. She has attended several professional and leadership trainings both locally and internationally.