Board of Directors

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Richard Akpokavie – Chairman

Mr. Richard Akpokavie is an astute legal practitioner, with over 25 years experience in legal practice. In 1990, he joined A. Ossei Aidooh & Co, Aristo Chambers as a private legal practitioner and became a Managing Partner after 6 years. He continues to practice avidly and specializes in Maritime law as well as general Corporate law.

He holds an LLB (Hons) and BL from the Ghana Sch. of Law. He worked at Tema Development Corporation, where he later became the Director.
Mr. Richard Akpokavie is a Member of the Ghana Bar Association and a member of the Association of Chartered Mediators and Arbitrators. He is the President of the Ghana Hockey Association and is the current Secretary General of the Ghana Olympic Committee.

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Oko-Nikoi Dzani – Managing Director

Mr. Oko-Nikoi Dzani is the founder of NDK Financial Services. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession, and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Development Finance from the University of Birmingham. He also holds an MBA (Entrepreneurship) from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). He is a product of Achimota Secondary School.

He has extensive Banking and Finance experience spanning over 3 decades. Prior to setting up NDK, he spent over 10 years working in the Banking industry. In 1981, he began his Banking career at SSB, now SG-SSB and rose through the ranks to Senior Manager. He was appointed Deputy Managing Director at Ghana Co-operative Bank and later became the Managing Director, from 1986 till his departure in 1992.

Mr. Dzani has held key positions locally and internationally and served on several Boards in private and public institutions. He was Chairman of the Greater Accra Lands Commission, 2nd Vice President of the Ghana Employers Association, Member of the National Pensions Regulatory Commission (NPRC), Member of the Finance Sub-Committee of the International Hockey Federation (FIH), President of the Ghana Hockey Association, Member of 1st African Financial Services board, a Council Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICA), Member of the Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) board, and the Hon. Treasurer of the Accra Ridge Church.

Currently he serves on several Boards including, Boards of Federated Commodities Ltd., Global Haulage Ltd., Transroyal Ltd., Cocoa Merchants Ltd., NDK Capital Ltd., Igiyazi Properties Ltd., and Association of Finance Houses (AFH).

Mr. Dzani is an ardent fan of hockey, which he also played for several years. His passion for hockey resulted in him taking on key Administrative and Managerial roles such as, Member of the International Hockey Federation, Member of the African Hockey Federation, 2nd. Vice President of the African Hockey Federation, and President of the Ghana Hockey Association.

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Mrs Kuorkor Ayisa – Deputy Managing Director/Member

Mrs Kuorkor Ayisa has a BA Arts in English Literature & a Minor in Biology from Bryn Mawr College, USA; a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and an MBA, specializing in Strategy from the Olin Business School of Babson College, Massachusetts USA.

Prior to joining NDK in 2013, she had over 7 years working experience in various roles in Marketing, Publishing and the Banking industry. She has had previous Banking experiences with Stanbic Bank Ghana, The Central Bank of Ghana and Standard Bank Advisory in China.

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Joseph Mbrokoh-Ewoal – Member

Mr. Joseph Mbrokoh-Ewoal is a seasoned and multi skilled professional who has overseen management in a diversity of companies including Cirrus Oil Services Limited as an Executive Director, and African Horizon Company Limited as a Marketing Manager. As a Director, he also played a major role in the establishment of Surfline Communications Limited in Ghana.

He has an LLM (Energy Law & Policy) from the University of Dundee, Scotland. He also has a BL (Barrister & Solicitor) from the Ghana Law School, as well as a BA (Hons) Law & Political Science from the University of Ghana.

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Sophia F. Annan – Member

Sophia Frema Annan is a Chartered Accountant whose experience in the field of Finance spans from 1986 to present. She is currently a Consultant at Kamerf Business Support, Accountants and Business Advisors, Accra.

She was the General Manager of Finance for PASICO Ghana Limited from 2007 to 2010. Before joining PASICO, she worked with Pannell Kerr Forster for 9 years, where she started as an Audit Manager and rose to become a Senior Audit Manager.

Mrs. Annan was trained at Pannell Kerr Forster, Emile Woolf College of Accountancy-London and Accountancy Tutors-London.

She is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants – Ghana (ICAG).

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Daniel Nii Otokunor Sackey – Member

Mr. Daniel Nii Otokunor Sackey has had over thirty years experience in Accountancy, Finance and Administration with Private and Non-profit organisations..

He is currently a private Management and Finance Consultant. From 1998 till he retired in 2015, he worked with Transroyal Ghana Limited where he rose to become the Deputy Managing Director, Finance & Administration. He began his career as an Accountant for the Seventh Day Adventist between 1979 and 1985, after which he joined the Adventist Press as a Treasurer till 1991. He later joined Gold Coast Motors Limited between 1999 and 1998, also as Financial Controller.

Mr. Daniel Nii Otokunor Sackey has an MSc Finance Management from the School of Oriental & African Studies, plus a Professional Diploma in International Finance Reporting, both from London, UK. He is also a fellow and member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ( ACCA), and the Institute of Chartered Accountants-Ghana (ICAG). Additionally, he holds an MBA and BSc Administration from the University of Ghana, Legon.

He is currently a Board Member of The Royal Bank, as well as the Bank’s Chairman for the Audit & Risk Committee.