Mr. Winston Nelson Jr. is the founding CEO of African Alliance Securities Ghana Limited, a licensed dealing member of the Ghana Stock Exchange that specialises in securities trading and corporate finance advisory services.

He has over 15 years of experience working in Ghana’s capital markets and has coordinated some of the landmark IPO and merger transactions in Ghana. Under his leadership, African Alliance has grown to become one of the top 3 stock broking businesses in Ghana as well as one of the leading investment banks. Prior to starting-up African Alliance, Winston was head of trading and corporate finance at Strategic African Securities Limited.

He has also served on several capital market committees responsible for the formulation of new rules, rules reviews and key developmental projects, including the West African Capital Markets Integration technical committee, the Ghana Fixed Income Market technical committee and the Ghana Stock Exchange rules review committees.

Winston holds a BA in Economics & Management from the University of Ghana and an MSc in International Finance and Investments from Brunel University, UK. He served on the Council of the Ghana Stock Exchange from 2009 to 2015. He currently is a member of the Governing Council of the Ghana Fixed Income Market, the Ghana Securities Industry Association and the Business Conduct Committee of the Central Securities Depository Ghana Limited.