Patience Asante

Board Member

Patience is a consummate finance professional and result-driven risk management expert with over 19 years of demonstrable experience in credit governance, project finance, and product development for corporate and retail markets. She holds a BSc (Hons) in Business Administration degree and a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Ghana.

Before becoming a board member, Patience successfully managed the risk assets portfolio of over GHS 750 million and $250 million at both Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) as Director of Credit and Risk Management and as Head of Credit at the United Bank for Africa (UBA) respectively. She has also played various roles in risk management and finance functions at Woolwich Building Society, the European Social Fund in the United Kingdom and the International Bank in Liberia as its Head of Credit.