Ms. Irene Baaba Hagan was appointed to the Board of the Bank in September 2019 as an Independent Non-Executive Director.
Irene is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a Certified Information Systems Auditor with both local and international experience in Audit, Finance, Governance, Risk and Compliance with FTSE 100 clients in the financial and telecommunications industries.
Her early career was with KPMG, UK in the Assurance practice within the Infrastructure & Government Group. She moved on to work with Pricewaterhousecoopers, London (U.K) and Boston, MA (U.S.A) where she managed various teams to deliver high quality engagements on a range of risk assurance and audit services including IT, Internal and External audit, Controls reporting, Business process re-engineering, SOX 404 and Finance effectiveness advisory engagements.
She later worked in various capacities in both Vodafone Plc, United Kingdom and Vodafone, Ghana and rose to a senior management position before leaving to pursue other interests.
Irene holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Accounting & Finance from The London School of Economics and Political Science and an MBA from the Hult International Business School, Massachusetts, USA. She is currently the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) contact member and ambassador in Ghana.
She is also the founder of IHagan Consult, a consultancy practice which provides corporate advisory and capacity building services across a variety of industries.