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Mr. Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah

  ammish.owusu-amoah@gra.gov.gh

Biography

Mr. Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah is the Acting Commissioner – General of the Ghana Revenue Authority. He brings into the organization a vast experience in leadership, management, and banking operations. He started his career in in the public service with the Ghana Statistical Service as an Assistant Statistician and later worked in various capacities in banking and management.

Experience

Mr. Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah is a seasoned international banker with almost thirty years’ experience in Research, Corporate banking, SME/Retail Banking, Strategic Leadership and Strategic Planning and has worked in different Countries in Africa and undertaken short term assignments in several Countries.

Mr. Owusu-Amoah started his career as an Assistant Statistician with the Ghana Statistical Service engaged in Economic, Social and Statistical Research before joining Standard Chartered Bank, as a Statistician and Research Officer in 1993. For his exceptional performance in the Bank, he gained rapid promotions over a period of 9 years into various Senior positions. These include: Financial Business Support Manager with responsibility for managing the budgeting and planning function of the Bank; Head of Credit Services for Standard Chartered Bank West Africa and Head of Operations and Technology for Standard Chartered Bank Ghana where he became a member of the Executive Committee of the Bank.

He was appointed Group Head of Operations for Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) based in Togo where he supervised the operations functions over all the countries of the Ecobank Group. He was very instrumental in setting up from scratch the Ecobank Operations and Technology hub in Ghana known as eProcess International.

He joined uniBank Ghana Ltd in 2007 where he became the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. He left uniBank in 2011 and joined Bank of Africa Group as Managing Director and CEO of Bank of Africa, Tanzania for seven years until he was appointed as Group Executive for Special Projects, including Mergers and Acquisitions, strategic collaborations and alliances for the Bank of Africa Group and other international banks.

Mr. Owusu-Amoah, has been a major speaker at conferences and seminars for several International Organizations and Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), such as the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Belgium Investment Organization (BIO).

Mr. Ammishaddai has served on several boards and has contributed significantly to development of the Finance Industry. He was the Chairman of the Board of the Tanzania Mortgage Re-Finance Company, Chairman of the Board of Umoja Switch Tanzania Limited, Member of the Governing Council of the Tanzania Bankers Association and Chairman of the Credit Sub Committee of the Governing Council of the Tanzania Bankers Association. He also served as Chairman of the Board of uniSecurities Ghana Limited, and Vice Chairman of the Board of Akuapem Rural Bank Limited.

He is currently a member of the Board of the National Identification Authority, A member of the Board of GCNet Ghana Limited, and a member of the Board of the Minerals Income Investment Fund.

Chronology

2018-present
Ghana Revenue Authority, Commissioner-General
Mr. Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah holds a
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Henley Managements College – UK
  • Master of Arts (MA) degree the Trinity Theological Seminary from the University of Ghana- Legon
  • Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Sociology) degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology – Kumasi.
  • He is currently pursuing a Doctorate degree in Business Leadership (DBL) with the Swiss Business School.