The Royal Bank is a wholly Ghanaian owned Company, incorporated on July 15, 2011. The Royal Bank Limited (TRB) operates under a universal banking license that allows it to undertake all banking and banking related transactions. The Royal Bank started operations in Ghana on the 10th of December 2012.
To be the Bank of Choice
To provide an excellent, innovative and world class banking experience
Mr. Robert Kow Bentil was until August 2012, the Managing Director of the Sahel-Sahara Bank BSIC Ghana Limited) a position he has held since May 9, 2009 prior to serving as the Deputy Managing Director. He had previously worked at CAL Bank Limited from 1994 to March 2008. At CAL Bank, Mr. Bentil worked in various capacities as Director, Retail & Business Banking, Director, Corporate and Institutional Banking and with CAL Merchant Bank Limited as Director Relationship Banking Department to mention a few. Mr. Bentil had prior to CAL Bank, worked with the Social Security Bank Limited. Mr. Bentil holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Ghana Legon and Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), Dip. Ed. from the University of Cape Coast.
Mr. Charles Otoo was until May 2012, the General Manager of First National Savings and Loans Limited. He had previously worked with several Banks and in various capacities namely the HFC Bank as a General Manager, SG-SSB Bank Limited as Head, Risk Management. He also worked with Merchant Bank (Ghana) Limited as Head of Corporate Banking and Regional Manager successively, and with Barclays Bank (Ghana) Limited as an Inspector. Mr. Otoo holds an MBA degree in Strategic Management and is a fellow of the Chartered Institutes of Bankers (Ghana) and (UK) and of the Professional Financial Managers (UK).
Mr. Kofi Anokye Owusu-Darko prior to joining The Royal Bank, was the Head of Consumer Banking Operations, Merchant Bank (Ghana) Ltd. Before joining Merchant Bank, he had worked at Metropolitan and Allied Bank Ltd; Sigma Financial & Management Advisory Services, and Barclays Bank (Ghana) Ltd. Mr. Owusu-Darko’s educational and professional qualifications include the following: ACIB (UK); LLM; EMBA; CMC; Dip.FM; ACIA and RODP.
Mr. E. K Aminarh was the Head, Credit Division at NDK Financial Services (NDK). Before joining NDK, he had worked at The Ghana Co-operative Bank Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.
Mr. Thompson Dwumah prior to his appointment was the General Manager (Treasury and Investments), at First Capital Plus Savings and Loans Ltd. He had previously worked at Unibank Ghana Limited as Head of Treasury; Africa Export-Import Bank, Cairo as Manager, Treasury and Finance; First Atlantic Merchant Bank Limited in various capacities as Treasurer, Chief Accountant and a Deputy Internal Auditor. Mr. Dwumah also worked at Ernst and Young, Ghana, and Capital Group Ltd. Mr. Dwumah holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, and has his Dissertation to submit to Leicester University for the award of a Master of Business Administration degree. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ghana.
Mr. Evans Amartey was prior to his appointment, was the Head, Technology Services at UniBank Ghana Limited. Previously, he had worked at Ecobank Ghana, Tema Development Corporation and UNDP/Central Region Development Project (CERIDEP). He holds a Master of Science Degree in Information Technology and a Diploma in Data Processing.
Mr. David Okyere Nyarkoh is the Head, Finance and Strategy. Prior to his appointment, he was the Financial Controller of Merchant Bank Ghana Limited. He previously worked with the Volta River Authority (VRA) and KPMG.
A Chartered Accountant by profession, Mr. Nyarkoh holds an Executive MBA in Finance and has over 20 years of progressive working experience in Administration, Audit, Treasury, Taxation and Financial Management and Control. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICA) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation.
Ms. Annita Bedzra was until May 2012 a Legal Manager at Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited. She had worked in various capacities, as Acting Head of Legal and Company Secretary with Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited, Company Secretary, Fidelity Securities Limited and, Legal and Credit Risk Officer with the United Bank for Africa. Ms. Bedzra also worked with the Audit Service of Ghana as an Assistant Director and as a Private Legal Practitioner with General Law Consult, as Head of Litigation. She is a member of the Ghana Bar Association.
Mr. Ben Danquah prior to his appointment, was the Head (Legal and Company Secretary) and Acting Head (Human Resources Management) at Sahel-Sahara Bank (BSIC) Ghana Ltd. Before joining BSIC, he had worked at The Trust Bank Ltd; Ghana Standards Board, and Onimpa Akuoko & Co,Legal Practitioners. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law and a Professional Certificate in Law.
Kwame has over twenty-five (25) years Banking experience. He started his banking career with Merchant Bank GH Limited and over the years, has worked with other banks including United Bank For Africa (UBA) GH Limited and Fidelity Bank GH Ltd. He is presently the Senior Vice-President overseeing Credit Administration, Monitoring and Recoveries at The Royal Bank GH Limited and also one of the key senior members that setup The Royal Bank. As part of his passion of sharing knowledge, he is a resource person at the Chattered Institute of Bankers Ghana (CIB), a role he has played for over five (5) years. He holds MBA (Finance) from the University of Leicester, UK.
Henry is a Chartered Accountant by profession with several years varied experience in the mining and banking industry in Ghana. He joined First Atlantic Merchant Bank in 1999 as Head of the bank’s corporate banking department and contributed immensely in the development and strategic direction of the Bank.
Henry was the Chief Manager, Internal Control at First Atlantic Merchant Bank where he earlier held positions of Treasurer, Chief Accountant and Senior Manager, Corporate Banking. He played a pioneering role in the establishment and growth of the Inward Remittances business of First Atlantic Merchant Bank and he also successfully initiated the implementation of a risk based approach to auditing.
His exceptional career has been fuelled by extensive executive education and training in Financial Management, Corporate Governance, Treasury Management and Risk Management.
Nuku Kwaku Attipoe has had over 8 years career experience in Risk Management. He had previously worked in the erstwhile IBG in various capacities of Risk management including; Head of Risk Management, Risk Management officer, Head of Credit Administration, Head of Credit Appraisals, Business Affairs Manager, Chairman of Enterprise Risk Management Committee.
Until his appointment to Cluster head of the Tema Region of Access Bank Ghana Limited Nuku Attipoe also worked with Lehman Brothers (UK), He holds an MSC. in International Banking and Finance from University of Greenwich, London and Bsc. (Hon) in Agricultural Economics from University of Ghana, Legon.
Mrs. Maria Adamu-Zibo is the Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Board. Prior to her engagement at the Bank, she worked at Cocoa Merchants (Gh.) Ltd for 12 years in various managerial positions, exiting as the Deputy Managing Director in charge of Finance and Administration. She holds an MBA in Finance from GIMPA, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration & Finance from HEC (Montreal, Canada) and a diploma in Accounting.
The Royal Bank Limited a wholly owned Ghanaian Bank was incorporated on July 15th, 2011, and started operations on December 10, 2012. The Royal Bank Limited (TRB) is duly licensed by the Bank of Ghana to operate universal banking services.
The Bank’s cardinal objective as passionately driven by its Founder Alhaji Adamu Iddrisu himself, an astute business man of high repute and a well-rounded Board of Directors, is to set up a universal bank which will provide services that set’s apart from its peers in terms of quality service delivery, competitive pricing and product innovation; with competitive pricing being the most salient of them all. Management and Staff of The Royal Bank under my time tested leadership have embraced this excellent objective due to its beneficial appeal to all stakeholders, be it customers, our staff, our regulators and our shareholders
With a financial strength of GHS100,000,000.00 which is above the minimum industry requirement of GHS 60,000,000.00 set by the Bank of Ghana, The Royal Bank is poised to make a difference in the Ghanaian economy as a whole through a first class banking service delivery to its customers, in all segments of the economy and across all social classes.
We welcome you into our vision "To be the Bank of Choice" which is driven by our mission "To provide an excellent, innovative and world-class banking experience".
Be delighted with innovative tailor made Customer Accounts, Credit Facilities, Investments packages, Trade Finance, Money Transfers and Private Banking services.
At the Royal Bank, Customer satisfaction is our passion at all times and we can assure you that with a very robust world class IT system supporting our operations, effective and efficient service delivery is guaranteed at all times.
Once again it is my honour and pleasure to invite you to experience real banking.
The Royal Bank: Real Banking. Real Difference