Our Team

Victor Avevor, Chief Executive Officer

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Victor oversees the company’s strategic vision of becoming a market leader in the specialized fund management industry. He has over fourteen (14) years of experience in the capital market of Ghana – across Securities Trading, Investment Management and Capital Raising.

He has worked in FinTech with Enscript Solutions where he led the scoping and structuring of “Mettaxis”- an Order Management Solution that integrates the workflow of Pension Trustees, Fund Managers, Fund Custodians and Brokers/Dealers – currently being used by a leading Pension fund trustee in Ghana.Victor has also championed other innovative Fintech software such as “Cedimanager” a fixed income investment solution for retail investors; “SoupBroker” a stock brokerage software and “C5” an asset management software, all currently being used by leading capital market players in Ghana.

Prior to Ashfield, he was Head of Sales and Trading at Cal Brokers Limited and Advisor, Global Markets desk at Fincap Securities Limited.  Victor was awarded for his dedicated service, contribution and active participation in the implementation of the Millennium Clearing & Settlement Depository System by Central Securities Depository Company (CSD) Limited in 2016; Technical Committee Member for the Upgrade of Ghana Stock Exchange’s (GSE) Automated Trading Systems in 2015; Technical Committee Member for GSE Trading Rules Review in 2016 and Committee Member for GFIM Trading Rules Review in 2017. He also lectured Securities Trading and Investment Advisory Techniques at the GSE between 2012 and 2017.

Benjamin Ewusie, Chief Investment Officer

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Benjamin is a CFA Level 3 candidate with proven portfolio management experience in the financial services industry spanning over 10 years. He brings a wealth of knowledge and insight in fund management from his previous roles with IGS Financial Services Limited, Barclays Bank of Ghana and Adehyeman Savings and Loans. Benjamin who joined us from IGS, having risen to the position of Deputy Manager, Client Relations, will lead the team in the development and evaluation of investment strategies and policies and provide oversight and management of investment programs. At IGS, he also held the role of Regional Manager, where he led the Greater Accra business of the firm to become the second-largest by growing AUM from under GHS 1million to GHS 86million. He holds a first degree in Political Science from the University of Ghana, Legon and the Securities Industry Certificate from the Ghana Stock Exchange.

Grace Quaye, Chief Marketing and Sales Manager

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An experienced wealth advisor with over ten (10) years of professional experience. She started her career at SEM Capital Management Ltd now SEM Capital Advisors. Prior to this, she worked with National Insurance Commission’s Supervision, Finance and Administration Team. At SEM, she rose to become the Head of Private Wealth Management where she managed the firm’s portfolio of High Net Worth and Retail Clients. She holds an Executive MBA in Finance from the University of Ghana Business School, an Executive Certificate in Marketing & Strategic Communications from the Logos Graduate School and another Executive Certificate in Marketing Management from GIMPA. Grace also holds the securities industry certification from the GSE and is currently pursuing a PhD in Marketing. She regularly lectures various finance and capital market-related courses at the Ghana Stock Exchange.

Derek Naawu, Chief Financial Officer

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Derek is a professionally trained, versatile and self-motivated finance professional with extensive knowledge and experience in the fields of financial accounting and reporting, corporate finance, budget management, internal audit, payroll administration and tax compliance. Previously, he served as Head of Accounts at KMK Entertainment Limited for six years. As Chief Financial Officer of AKOA group, Derek coordinated the financial activities across the entire business entities. Derek has also worked as a Management Consultant for Virtual Global Entertainment and as an Accounts Officer for Shadrack Enterprise. Derek is a Chartered member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He has passed level one of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.

Winifred Frimpong-Manso, Compliance Officer

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As Head of Compliance, Winnie oversees ensuring our compliance with industry laws, regulations and directives in our efforts to offer innovative services, products and channels to our customers. She is an experienced capital markets professional with over six (6) years of industry experience. Winifred holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management option from Central University, and is studying for a Master’s degree in Funds and Portfolio Management from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).

Audrey Nancy Mensah, Portfolio Analyst

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Audrey is the Portfolio Manager with full responsibility for managing the Mcottley Unit Trust Fund. Prior to joining the team, she worked as a Financial Analyst at Devere Group Ghana. She also worked as an Investment Banking Associate at Fincap Securities. Audrey holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of Ghana, MSc Investment and Financial Management from the University of East Anglia, Master Class in Financial Markets from London Stock Exchange and has completed the Ghana Stock Exchange Securities Industry Certificate Program.

 

Bismark Abbi, Portfolio Analyst

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Bismark is the Portfolio Manager in charge of managing the Freedom Fund Unit Trust. He previously worked as a Financial Analyst with specialist coverage for SME’s. Prior to that, he worked with Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Information Studies from the University of Ghana and has also completed the Ghana Stock Exchange Securities Industry Certificate Program. Bismark also handles Fund Operations at AIM.

About Us

Ashfield Investment Managers (AIM) AIM is an integrated Asset Management firm offering innovative and expert-level investment management services to corporates, individual high-net-worth and retail clients, Sovereign and Government agencies, and Development Finance Institutions (DFI’s) across Africa 

Contact

The Investment House
16 Noi Fetreke Street
Airport West, Accra

T: +233 553 051 313
E: info@ashfieldinvest.com

A: P. O. Box 14001, Accra
W: www.ashfieldinvest.com