Andrew Achampong-Kyei is a chartered insurer and a lawyer called to both the UK and Ghana bar.
He joined GLICO Group Ltd in 2010 as the Company Secretary, Head of Legal and Special Risks. He led GLICO Group’s legal and special risks outfit with demonstrated commitment; ensuring the application of prudent risk exposure management interventions.
He has gained in-depth understanding of risk assessment and underwriting of major and complex risks and energy insurance through executive management training program in one of the world’s leading broking firms, Filhet Allard Maritime, France, as well as an attachment at Marsh Limited (UK) – a global leader in insurance broking and risk management.
He has substantially enhanced his leadership, managerial and technical capabilities through his participation in executive training programs in critical disciplines such as: Governance and Risk Management in September 2016 (Ghana); Risk Management in July 2017 (Ghana); Terrorism and Sabotage, Political and Cyber Crime Risk Insurance in September 2017 in Nigeria, and other functional training programs.
ING. Solomon Twum Barima ESQ
Chief Operations Officer
Ing. Solomon Twum Barima is a Chartered Insurer, a Professional Engineer, a Risk Management Expert, a Lawyer and a Loss Adjuster. He possesses several years of varied work experience in his fields of practice.
He started his insurance career with SIC in 2006 as a Risk Engineer after working with a manufacturing company as an Assistant Production Manager. In April 2013, he rose to become the Assistant Manager of SIC’s Legal Department.
Ing. Twum Barima joined GLICO General Insurance Company in January 2016 after leaving SIC to work with Imperial General Assurance as the Head of Claims and Risk Management from September, 2013 to December, 2015.
He has consistently demonstrated knowledge and skills which have ranked him among the best technical experts in risk assessment, underwriting, loss adjustment and claims management in Ghana’s insurance industry.
Chief Finance Officer
Mr. James Apam is a Chartered Accountant with several years of experience in Accounting and Finance, Internal Audit & Compliance, Corporate Treasury, Strategic planning and analysis, business development, Micro finance and SME banking. He has industry experiences in Airline, Insurance, Financial Services / Banking and Hospitality.
He started his career in 2001 with the now defunct Ghana Airways as an Accounts Officer and later joined SIC Insurance Company Limited in 2003 as an Officer, Internal Audit and rose to the position of Chief Officer, Internal Audit before leaving SIC in 2010.
He later joined BEIGE Capital Savings and Loans in 2010 as Head of Finance with additional responsibility for procurement, IT and branch expansion. He was appointed as a Regional Head in 2011 and successfully managed Accra East Region expanding the bank’s branch network in the Region from three to twelve within three years.
Prior to joining GLICO General Insurance in August 2017, he held the position of Group Treasury Manager / Finance Manager at Allterrain Services Group, a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company operating in eighteen (18) countries in Africa with annual turnover in excess of US$100M.
Chief Business Development Officer
Charles Graham-Mensah is a Chartered Insurer and a Chartered Marketer with more than twenty years of uninterrupted, professional experience in the insurance industry. He started his career in the life insurance sector as a Marketing Officer of GLICO Life Insurance Company in 1999.
He later joined Vanguard Assurance Company as a Marketing Officer and rose to the position of a Branch Manager. He rejoined GLICO General Insurance Company in 2007 as the Assistant General Manager in charge of Marketing. Since returning to GLICO General, he has climbed up the ranks to become the General Manager (Marketing).
He is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII), UK and Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). He holds Executive MBA (Marketing) and B.A. (Psychology).
Charles has also benefitted from several training courses organized and executed by internationally-recognized and reputable institutions such as: Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management and Temple University – all in the U.S.A. These training programs have contributed immensely to his experience and capabilities.
Angela Asante (Mrs)
Head, National Sales
Mrs. Angela Asante is a Chartered Insurer and an Associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute, United Kingdom. She also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Northampton University, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Ghana, Legon.
Angela has several years work experience in the insurance industry progressively attained at GLICO General including Head of the Reinsurance Department and Head of Retail Department. Before joining GLICO General in 2011, she had worked with Santander Bank PLC, UK as a Retail Banker for close to three years.
Angela has participated and benefited from several Insurance training courses with reputable institutions such as Munich Re, African Re, Continental Re, Ghana Re, among others. She is an active member of the Claims Settlement Committee at GLICO General and brings on board a gamut of technical and practical experience gained on the job over the years.
She is currently the General Secretary of the Chartered Insurers Ladies Association of Ghana (CILAG) and a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Ghana (CIIG).
Josephine Asumbire (Mrs)
Head of Underwriting
Josephine is a Chartered Insurer with over 15 years work experience. She began her career as an Intern with UT Financial Services and later joined SIC Insurance Company Limited (SIC). By dint of hardwork and being results-oriented, she was rapidly promoted from an Officer to Insurance Underwriting Manager and also assigned to the Corporate & Special Risks Department at SIC.
She holds a Master of Business Administration (Marketing) degree from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK.
She has added to her depth of knowledge by attending many career and self-development seminars both locally and internationally. She is also presently a key member of the Claims Settlement Committee of the Company.
Helena Osei-Frimpong (Mrs)
Head of Claims
Mrs. Helena Osei-Frimpong has more than twenty years work experience in claims, underwriting, research and training.
Before joining GLICO General, she worked with SIC Insurance Company Limited as a Claims and Underwriting Officer from 2007 to 2014.
She also worked at the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry as a Research and Training Officer.
Mrs. Helena Osei Frimpong is a Chartered Insurer and a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK. She holds Executive MBA and a Bachelor of Arts Administration from the University of Ghana, Legon (Human Resource Management and Psychology).
She also has certificates in business training programmes; notable among them are workshop in Market Analysis by International Trade Centre/Ghana Export Promotion Council, Socially Responsible Entrepreneurship by AdaPPPT Foundation, The Netherlands, E-Business Strategies for Business Management by MDPI and Management of Training functions by GIMPA.
Kwame Boateng Asare-Kena)
Head of Broker Workgroup
Kwame Boateng Asare-Kena is a Chartered Insurer with more than sixteen years of professional experience in the insurance industry. He is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII), UK and holds an MA in Organizational Leadership & Governance and a Bachelor of Education in Social Studies.
He started his career in the insurance sector as an Underwriting Officer at SIC Insurance Company Limited in 2004. In 2014, he joined GLICO General Insurance Company Limited as a Branch Manager. He was appointed Head of the Broker Relations Workgroup in 2016.
Kwame has attended numerous training courses organized and executed by internationally recognized and reputable institutions such as: Munich Reinsurance Company of Africa Ltd, Continental Reinsurance Plc, West African Insurance Institute, Ghana Reinsurance Company Limited and GN RE & JB Boda Insurance Reinsurance Brokers Pvt Limited. These training programs have contributed immensely to his knowledge and capabilities