Board and Executive Members

James Bruce

Mr James Adentwi Bruce is an accomplished Banking Executive with over 19 years' experience in Domestic and International Financial Services. He has built strong competences in the financial sector, stemming from the strategic roles played at Standard Chartered Bank (Stanchart) Ghana.

He served as Director for Local Corporate and Middle Markets for nine years, headed the Consumer Banking Market Sales and Retail Treasury for four years and SME liabilities for a year.

Among others, he is credited with building Stanchart’s offshore Retail mutual funds and International bonds proposition and product programme, for submission to the Bank of Ghana for regulatory approval. He is a decisive leader with proven success in new opportunity identification and strategic positioning for executing multimillion-dollar financial transactions, with a track record of increasing sales and growing bottom line while spearheading operational improvements to drive productivity and cost reduction.

Key competences built over the years include: Financial Planning and Analysis, Sales and Product Innovation Strategy, Organization Restructuring and Regulatory Management.

Mr Bruce holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Sociology from the University of Cape Coast. He has undergone various training and holds professional certification in Opportunity Sporting in Capital Markets, Managing Risks in Complex Transactions, Risk Management Treasury, Strategic, strategic Negotiation and Corporate Credit Risk Analysis among others.

He resides in Ghana and was appointed to the Board of Access Bank (Ghana) Plc. on 17th September 2021.