Head, Internal Audit

Personal Details

Aya is the Head of Internal Audit for Saham Insurance Ghana Limited. Aya is a seasoned professional with over seventeen years private and public sector experience in Accounting, Audit, Risk Management, Insurance and Compliance. She is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana and a Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) UK. She holds a MSc. Finance from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Cape Coast. She has a certificate in Enterprise Risk Management from COSO.

Prior to joining Saham, she was Lead Consultant at Pectra Consult. Before that Aya worked for nine years in various capacities with Metropolitan Life Insurance, Health and Pensions Trust as Chief Finance Officer, Head of Internal Audit, and Head of Risk Management and Compliance. Before that, she was Head of Internal Audit of the Public Procurement Authority. She has also worked with Opoku, Andoh & Co (Chartered Accountants) and Unilever Ghana Limited. Aya has also served on the Board of Trustees of the Metropolitan Occupational Pension Scheme and the Metropolitan Provident Fund Scheme.