Ernest D. Akore is a Technical Advisor to the Minister for Finance. He is a highly accomplished banking executive with excellent track record in increasing efficiencies, growing revenues, reducing costs and stimulating bottom-line growth for midsize to multi-million dollar organizations.
His expertise spans multiple industries across domestic and international markets. He comes with a rare blend of banking and finance leadership backed by superior results in service delivery, business development, marketing, operations and human capital development. He has a proven record in leading bank restructuring and reorganization in challenging settings and coordinates effectively with cross functional teams for attainment of company goals. He is a non- Executive Director of Joissam Ghana Limited,Achimota School Endowment Trust Fund and Ghana Telecommunications Company Limited (Vodafone) He also serves on the Advisory Board of the College of Humanities, University of Ghana, Legon.
Ernest began his banking career as a management trainee with Bank of America. After four years with that firm he accepted a middle management position with Wells Fargo Bank in California where he spent eleven years honing his banking skills. With a track record of demonstrated excellence in the banking industry, he relocated to West Africa in 2001 and took up the position of Chief Operating Officer of the then distressed Trust Bank Limited in The Gambia to help restructure and reorganize it. He relocated to Ghana in 2004 and joined Databank Financial Services Limited as the Executive Director of the Firm’s newly constituted Retail Services Unit. He resigned from Databank in 2014 to set up his own Consultancy. Prior to joining the Ministry of Finance he worked with Women’s World Banking Ghana Limited as the Lead Consultant in the restructuring of that Company.
Ernest holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Whittier College, California and an MBA from the Graduate School of Management, United States International University in San Diego, California