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Ken C.

Self employed at Self employed

The Wharton School

United Kingdom

Summary

I am an operations & business management executive. With the skills & abilities to develop and execute workable strategies to drive growth. ☞ Research, development & implementation of incremental non-mortgage housing finance & technical assistance: pilot disbursed over $5m in Y1 ☞ Spearhead unique leasing product; market 1st in Ghanaian tier 2 banking; 3x oversubscribed ☞ Piloted early stage digital financial solutions in Ghana, ahead of trend to branch-less banking & digitisation. A record of harnessing multiple resources to changing business needs & client requirements. ☞ Secured non-bank (NBFI) licenses in 2 countries; led Greenfield establishment - recruitment to infrastructure. Reputation of meeting objectives through collaborative management; seeking best in class partners to reach mutual goals. I have successfully led organisations; persistently improved profitability; assessed market position; driven growth; spearhead innovation & optimised efficiency. ☞ Revitalised distressed lender to break-even in 18 months; reduced non-performing loans by >30%; restructured & reduced overheads by c.50% Inherent ability to interact & work cooperatively with people at all levels. Shape performance motivated teams balanced with integrity & transparency. Identify & remove barriers yet achieve compliant operational excellence. Leverage a toolbox of business, financial & analytical skills gained from a credit risk management background to drive results. ☞ Full Budget / P&L responsibility ☞ Managed international teams & led expansion across several fronts simultaneously ☞ International experience: worked & lived in >9 countries. ☞ Consumer Finance experience across salary lending, CPA, direct debit ☞ Microfinance - innovative financial inclusion products geared to digital delivery; entrepreneurial development & education. Strategic Advisor | C-level | Director | Operations Manager | General Manager | Credit Risk Manager | Relationship Manager | Regional Manager

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