Pearl Esua – Mensah


Pearl Esua-Mensah is an experienced world-class business leader with a demonstrated history of over 20   years’ global experience in several sectors including Banking and Finance, IT and Media and public sector. She has experience in mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, total business reorganizations, strategy development and implementation, project management and development of operational systems. 

She holds a BSc in Business Administration from the University of Ghana, Legon and an MBA from the Manchester Business School. She is also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).

Pearl Esua – Mensah is the first Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Deposit Protection Corporation (GDPC). Prior to being appointed Chief Executive Officer of GDPC, she was Founder and Managing Consultant of Feniks Ltd (a business consulting firm), Group Chief Executive Officer of Media General Ltd: a group of media organizations in Ghana from September 2017 to September 2018 and Deputy Managing Director of UT Bank Ghana until June 2015. Other appointments include Group Financial Accountant for Parity Group PLC and Group Reporting Accountant for Kantar Group both in the United Kingdom.

She currently chairs the Ashesi University Board, having served on the Board since 2014 and headed the Board's Finance Committee till she became its chairperson in 2017. She is also a member of the National Financial Stability Council.

Pearl Esua – Mensah is a co – founder and a past Chairperson of the Executive Women Network(EWN), a not–for-profit organization for the empowerment and development of women executives and entrepreneurs, as well as an Executive Member of the Ghana chapter of the  International Women’s Forum (IWF).  

Pearl Esua -Mensah is an avid supporter of several youth empowerment initiatives and serves as a mentor to many young people. She also supports several Charities particularly the JBA Foundation, a Christian non-governmental organization established to solely advocate and stand in the gap for women and children who need physical and emotional assistance for their development.

She is married with two children. 

Thursday 31st March

Plenary 4 - Stepping Out

Achie Alai