Victor Yaw Asante is a banking professional who devotes considerable time to humanitarian activities especially those that involve children and believes we all have a duty to mentor the next generation to be better than what we became.
Victor had his secondary education at Opoku Ware School and holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Agricultural Economics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and an MBA from the University of Ghana (Legon) Business School.
Victor is a member of Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) for both UK and Ghana. He has been trained at very notable organizations and attended programs like the Rand Merchant Bank Lead Program and INSEAD Singapore Impact your Leadership Program among others.
His career commenced two and half decades ago in 1996 as a sales and marketing professional with Unilever Ghana Limited. After two years at that organization Victor joined Merchant Bank (now Universal Merchant Bank) where he worked in the Marketing, Corporate Relations and Corporate Banking functions before moving to Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited.
Victor worked for a decade in Standard Chartered Bank Group where he served variously as the bank’s Managing Director and Head of Corporate & Institutional Clients at its Botswana subsidiary, and as Managing Director and Regional Head of Transaction Banking, based in Ghana with additional responsibilities over other West African countries including Cameroun, Cote D’Ivoire, Gambia and Sierra Leone.