Afriyie is co-founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of Axis Pensions. He has over 14 years’ experience in the Investment Management and Pensions industry. Afriyie has a thorough understanding of Investment Management and Administration business; skills acquired from direct field experience. He pioneered the establishment of Axis Pensions and the creation of systems, structures and operational strategies that have seen Axis become a leading pension provider in Ghana.
Prior to co-founding Axis, Afriyie worked at Databank. During his six years at Databank, he established employee benefit schemes for many blue chip organizations. Afriyie led the institutional funds management business at Databank and guided the firm to develop a positioning strategy for the pensions industry. He also steered several IT projects at Databank as technical analyst and guided software engineers to automate manual business processes.
Afriyie is a graduate of the University of Ghana Business School with a bachelors’ degree in Business Administration (Banking and Finance option). He is married with three children.
Ernest Elorm Attimah is the Fund Administrator of Axis Pension Trust Ltd. and a member of the company’s Investment Committee. He has over 5 years’ experience in Fund Administration and oversees the administration of over 38 pension/provident funds.
He is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana. Ernest is a graduate of the University of Ghana Business School with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Accounting Option).He is married with a child.
Joseph is the head of IT for Axis Group. With over 14 years experience in Software Development, his professional focus has been in System Analysis & Design, Business Intelligence Systems and Web-enabled Applications. Joseph has over nine (9) years experience in delivery of technical strategies and solutions, application development as well as project management and end-user training. Principal Consultant for EDGECUBE Ltd. between 2006 and 2009, Joseph was involved in developing the core inspection software for the Ghana Customs Inspection Company. He was also the Database Architect / Developer in charge of redesigning second generation cash transfer applications for an international money transfer institution. Joseph has been a lead consultant in developing bridging software between core applications of retail banks and the central bank. In 2006 he was a part-time instructor for Advance Information Technology Institute at the Kofi Annan Center for Excellence.
As the lead programmer, in 2002, Joseph developed System-Wide IS Application Tracking Database and Reporting System for Yale - New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, US - a web-enabled database and reporting application used for tracking all software used in that Hospital. In the same year, he served as Data Indexing Supervisor for SmartEquip, USA.
Joseph Tackie-Yarboi received a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Statistics (emphasis on System Analysis & Design, Programming, Database and Information Systems) from the University of Ghana in 1999.
Louisa Siaw is an experienced corporate lawyer with more than 8 years of professional experience. She holds a degree in law LLB (Hons) and a Post Graduate Diploma (PgDip) both from Cardiff University, Wales. She has been called to the Bar of England and Wales and the Ghana Bar.
Her areaso f legal expertise is in Corporate and Commercial Transactions and Agreements, Foreign Direct Investments, structuring Joint Ventures and Public Private Partnership (PPP) transactions, Insurance, Pensions, Banking, Immigration and Company Secretarial.
She worked as a lawyer with Fugar & Company, a leading law firm in Ghana for seven (7) years. Prior to that she worked with Lloyds Tsb Asset Finance Division (UK), Legal & General Retail Investments (UK) and AA Insurance Services (UK) over a cumulative period of six (6) years.
Louisa is passionate about the legal practice and believes in approaching her engagements with critical thinking, discipline and thoroughness with the view to achieve the best legal and commercial outcome. She is also a bibliophile and loves football.
Matthew is the Group Financial Controller of Axis. He has over 13 years’ experience in treasury, taxation, financial reporting and management controls. He also has financial and management experience in health, real estate and private media broadcasting sectors.
Before joining Axis, Matthew had been Finance Manager for Joy FM and Chief Finance Officer for the Ghana Slum Upgrading Fund; a UN Habitat project in Ghana. He is a Chartered Accountant with the ACCA (UK) and CA (Gh).
Matthew Mani is a product of the University of Ghana Business School with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Accounting Option) and currently studying for an MBA. He is married with two children.
Nana Wiafe Boamah is the Chief Investment Officer of Axis Pension Trust, where he works on Strategic Asset Allocation for the Trust’s assets and works with external managers to implement investment policies.
Prior to AXIS, Nana spent 3 years as the head of Corporate Finance at Algebra Securities Limited a boutique investment banking firm specializing in sell side capital raising. Nana was also formerly a Senior Market Risk Analyst at Standard Chartered Bank with key responsibilities of interest rate and liquidity risk management across the Bank’s banking book.
Nana graduated with a BSC degree in Banking and Finance from University of Ghana, an MPHIL degree in Finance from the same university. He became a CFA® charterholder in 2017. Nana enjoys watching basketball and is a devoted runner.
Simon is co-founder and Group Chief Operating Officer of Axis. His background is in finance and economics with over 12 years’ experience in Investment Management and Administration. Simon is responsible for translating strategic management vision of Axis Pensions Group into deliverable activities for the group and its subsidiaries.
He worked with Databank Asset Management Services Ltd., for 2 years, as Funds Manager and developed and implemented the Databank Private Wealth Management Pooled Funds. His experience prior to Databank was in derivatives trading and settlements with Morgan Stanley Inc. in Baltimore, MD, USA and Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Simon holds a masters’ degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, USA. He is also a product of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, where he received a bachelors’ degree in Land Economy. Simon is married with two children.