Mr. George Y. Mensah started his professional career in 1993 with Merrill Lynch Asset Management (MLAM) as a Financial Accountant in Princeton, NJ USA. He later joined Prudential Financial in Newark, NJ as Senior Analyst within the Investment Management Research team where he was responsible for ensuring that the firm’s portfolio managers have the ability to achieve superior returns in both up or down markets.
Mr. Mensah is a product of New York University (Stern Business School) where he earned an MBA in Finance. He also holds a BSc in Accounting and a minor in French from Montclair State University in New Jersey.
In 2002, he relocated to Ghana to join SIC Insurance Company as the Head of Investments and became the Executive Director of SIC Financial Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of the insurance company in 2006.
Mr. George Yaw Mensah joined African Reinsurance Corporation on April 1, 2010 as the Assistant Director in charge of Treasury and Investment, a position he held until his appointment as Managing Director of Ghana Re on September 1, 2017
Mr. Mensah has served on several Boards including Ghana Stock Exchange as a Council Member. Other Board representations include: - NTHC Financial Services, Afram Publications Limited and Starwin Products Limited, a pharmaceutical company in Ghana.
Mrs. Monica Amissah is a product of the University of Cape Coast and holds a Bachelor of Education (Arts) Honours Degree. She obtained a Diploma in Insurance from the West African Insurance Institute (WAII) in 2002 and Advance Diploma in Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK (ACII) in 2009. She is currently a Chartered Insurer with ACII and a member of both the Chartered Insurance Institute of Ghana (CIIG) and the Chartered Insurance Ladies Association of Ghana (CILAG).
With over eighteen years’ experience in the reinsurance industry, Mrs Amissah is responsible for all technical activities of Ghana Re including those for the Regional Offices in Kenya and Cameroon. She also chairs the Company’s Strategic, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) as well as Performance Management Committees.
She joined Ghana Re in the year 2000 and rose steadily through the ranks to the position of Head, International Operations in January 2013. In recognition of her exemplary work, in July 2016, she was appointed Acting Deputy Managing Director (DMD)-Technical and made the Substantive DMD-Technical in June 2018.
Mrs. Amissah is currently a member of the ECOWAS Ghana National Bureau’s Publicity and Training Committee. She was a Board Member of the Ghana Agricultural Insurance Pool (GAIP) from 2013 until 2015, when the membership was reconstituted, and Secretary for the Marine Offices Association (Ghana) for the years 2008 and 2009. She also chaired the Resolutions Committee for the WAICA Conference held in Accra in April 2015.
Mrs. Jessica Allotey is a General Manager as well as the Company Secretary. She graduated from the University of Ghana in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Administration and holds an MBA (Human Resource Management) from the then School of Administration, University of Ghana, now the University of Ghana Business School. She also holds an LLB (Hons.) Degree from the University of London (International Programme) and a Qualifying Certificate in Law from the Ghana School of Law. She further obtained a Diploma in Insurance from the Ghana Insurance College in 2012.
Jessica oversees the Human Resources Management, Public Relations and General Services functions of the Company in addition to serving as Secretary to the Board of Directors. She is also responsible for legal and compliance issues.
Her work experience spans over twenty-eight (28) years. Prior to joining Ghana Re in 1991, she worked with MDL Magazine Distribution Group of Enfield, U.K. (1988-90). She currently serves on the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment of the Ministry of Education as the representative for the Ghana Employers Association. She is a former member of GEA Council and represented insurance interests. She is a part-time tutor in Public Law at the Empire African Institute.
Jessica’s knowledge and skills in corporate governance, people management and industrial relations have been positively impacted by several local and international courses attended over the years.
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