James Baidoo SagoeBoard Chairman

Areas of Expertise
  • Finance
  • Strategic Planning
  • Banking
  • ICA Member
  • MBA in Finance, University of Ghana Business School

Mr. James Baidoo Sagoe is a highly experienced and successful Finance/Management Executive and Banker with excellent corporate team management abilities. He has had very fulfilling three decade long professional career at the top level during which he had the opportunity to work for blue chip organizations including Volta Aluminium Company (VALCO). During his time at VALCO between 1985 and 2005, Mr. Sagoe held very important positions including Chief Accountant’s position where he was responsible and contributed tremendously to the management of the Finance/Accounting and Planning departments.

Mr. Sagoe was the Financial Controller and Corporate Development Analyst at Universal Merchant Bank between 2005 and 2010. As the Financial Controller, he was responsible for the development of Accounting/Financial Policies as well as the operating standards and procedures of the Company. He also had a stint with ADB Bank between 2010 and 2015 as the Executive Head, Finance & Planning.

Mr. Sagoe is a member of the ICA and has been a part-time Lecturer for the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAG) for 6 years (1988 – 1994). Currently he is a serving member of the Education and Training Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana. In addition, he holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Ghana Business School.

Mr. Sagoe brings to the board, a strong analytical and strategic planning capabilities that will enrich the oversight abilities of supervisory panel.