Kwame Owusu-BoatengChief Executive Officer
Kwame has 17 years professional experience which covers International Trade Finance, Banking Operations, Micro Finance, and Executive Management.
He joined Opportunity International Savings and Loans in 2006 from a private International Trade Finance firm where he worked for two years at senior level.
He joined Opportunity as the first Branch Operations Officer. He held positions of Branch Operations Manager, Branch Manager, Regional Manager and Chief Relationship Officer from 2008 to 2012. He was appointed as acting CEO in 2012 and was confirmed by the Board as the first local CEO of Opportunity International – Ghana in August 2013.
His key strengths are in driving sales, Operations Management, and Effective Leadership. He has the skill of building successful teams and energizing them to achieve great results and he is a people person with the ability to spot and develop talents.
Kwame is a graduate from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana with a BSC degree. Additionally, he graduated with an Executive MBA from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. Kwame has attended various executive programs, some of which includes The Boulder Microfinance Training Program in Turin, a certificate program in Strategic Management in Micro Finance from Harvard Business School, Boston, and has also attended the African Board Fellowship program organized by Accion International.