Management Team


Baffour Asare-Wiredu Jnr is the Head, Business Development & Financial Advisory Services (FAS) Department of Republic Investments. Prior to joining Republic Investments, he was the Investment Manager at the SkyFox Limited, a multinational Impact Investment Firm operating from its headquarters in Accra.

Baffour joined the Republic Investments team with extensive knowledge and experience in Investment Portfolio Management, Investments Products Development, Investments Risk Assessment of transactions and Mitigation Strategies, Transaction Due Diligence (incl. investments appraisals & company (private & public) valuations. Origination, Structuring and Crystallization of various Corporate Finance Deals backed by Business Development leads. He has facilitated originations of various multi-million USD and GHS Corporate Finance Deals in areas such as Financial Services, Oil and Gas, Agribusiness, Contract Financing, Mining, Construction, Education, services etc. Baffour has about a decade of Investment Banking experience, serving in various capacities.

He holds an MSc (Finance), Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, UK, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana. Baffour is Licensed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Ghana as an Investment Representative in addition to holding a Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments Certificate, UK.


Lydia Nkrumah is the Head of Client Services, leading client experience and oversees the customer services, administration and service delivery towards the growth of the company’s products, including the five collective investment schemes namely: Republic Unit Trust, Republic Equity Trust, Republic Real Estate Investment Trust, Republic Future Plan Trust, and the Republic Wealth Trust.

Prior to her appointment as Head of Client Services, Lydia was the Deputy Head, Investment Advice and Marketing at the Managed Funds Department of Republic Investments, rising to the office of Head of Department of the same unit. Before joining Republic Investments, Lydia worked as a Supervisor with Affiliate Computer Service (ACS).

Lydia through exemplary leadership, drove the sales and marketing of the company’s products through targeted relationship management, undertook various investment outreach programs and effectively led dynamic sales teams to win and attract significant investment deposits from institutional, retail and high net-worth clients which culminating in tremendous growth in assets under management (AUM).

She holds an Executive MBA in Finance from the University of Ghana Business School, and is licensed by the Securities and Exchange Commission as an Investment Representative.



Divine is the Acting CEO of Republic Securities (RSGL), the Brokerage Subsidiary of Republic Investments (RIGL). Prior to this appointment, he was the Deputy General Manager of RIGL, having served in other capacities as Portfolio Manager and Head of Managed Funds. Before joining the Republic Group, he served as a Senior Analyst at Emos Consultancy Limited where he specialized in financial valuation, project finance, equity and debt structuring.

His experience in Investments and Funds Management, over a decade and a half, spans the operations and management of Collective Investment Schemes (CIS), High Net Worth Portfolios, pensions, and corporate financial advisory across diverse industries.

Divine holds an MFin. (International Finance) from the University of Glasgow, United Kingdom (UK), Bachelor of Science (Accounting Option) from the University of Ghana, and an Investment Representative License by Securities and Exchange Commission of Ghana.



Ms. Patience Enyonam Akoni is the Head, Legal, Compliance & Risk for Republic Investments (Ghana) LTD and Republic Securities and also serves as the Company Secretary for the two companies. She is the Anti-Money Laundering Relationship Officer (AMLRO) for the companies.

Prior to joining Republic, she was an Associate at Atuguba & Associates, a subsidiary of LADA Group of Companies. She also worked with ENSafrica, Ghana (formerly Oxford and Beaumont Solicitors).

She is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana and a Member of the Ghana Bar Association. Her experience includes legal representation and advising on various aspects of commercial and contract law, drafting and reviewing of legal instruments, litigation, due diligence and regulatory framework of corporate entities and ADR.

Patience holds a Bachelor of Arts (French and Spanish) Degree and an LLB from the University of Ghana, Legon. She has a Professional Certificate in Law from the Ghana School of Law, as well as a Diploma in Human Resource Management, Institute of Commercial Management, UK.