Ms. Beverly O. Frimpong is the Director and Head of Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Plc, Securities Services. Her team manages the Custodial Services, Bond Trustee Services and Securities Escrow Services for the Bank.  Prior to her current role, she was the Director in charge of the Investors and Intermediaries Sales at the Bank.

Beverly has been involved with Ghana’s capital market since 2004. She started her custody services career with Barclays Bank Ghana (Absa Ghana) as the Operations Manager and rose to be the Relationship Manager before the Bank sold its Africa custody services to Standard Chartered Bank in 2010. Her interactions with the local capital market include lobbying for the introduction of significant changes in the capital market, which includes the introduction of a single depository account structure for custodial investor clients and negative affirmation in the Depository’s settlement processes.

Beverly holds a bachelor’s degree in Publishing Administration from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana. She also holds several certificates, which include the Securities & Investment Institute (UK) certificate – Level 3, and ACI Dealers’ certificate.

She is currently the Leader of the Custodian Group under the Ghana Securities Industry Association (GSIA), the umbrella body for capital market operators in Ghana. She has also served on several Market Committees and User Working Groups including the Capital Market Plan user group engagements, and Market User Group Committees.

Beverly brings on board a wealth of knowledge and experience from her interactions/ engagements with both local and global Pensions, Custodians, Asset/Fund Managers and Banks.