- Member position: Non-Executive Director
Mr. Felix Kwesi Duku has over 30 years of experience in Information Technology in the banking and finance sectors, 16 years of which were spent in senior executive functions. His expertise covers a wide range of I.T. leadership roles pertaining to the following: implementation of core banking systems; formulation and implementation of comprehensive I.T. strategies; implementation of digital banking solutions, Financial Inclusion and I.T. Governance; the design and implementation of wide area data communication infrastructure; and the planning and rollout of large and complex I.T. data centres.
Mr. Duku successfully pioneered the setting up of the Electronic Banking Department for Ecobank Ghana and personally led the effort to create cutting edge technology-based e-banking solutions.
He founded Duku Consulting Limited in 2006 and since then has helped a number of financial institutions in Ghana to formulate and roll out successful I.T. strategies. These institutions include Bank of Ghana, Ghana Interbank Payment & Settlement Systems (GhIPSS), Ghana Stock Exchange, GCB Bank, Ghana International Bank, Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG), Fidelity Bank Ghana, Agricultural Development Bank, among others.
Mr. Duku was recently engaged as a Technology Consulting Specialist by the World Bank/Government of Ghana to lead the implementation of a Core/Digital Banking platform for the Credit Unions in Ghana, a component part of the Ghana Financial Sector Development Project (GFSDP).
Mr. Duku holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, a Post Graduate Certificate (PGC) in Business Administration from Leicester University, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Information Technology & Business Management from the University of Wales. He also successfully pursued a course in Digital Strategies for Business: Leading the Next Generation Enterprise, run by Columbia University in 2018, and Blockchain and Digital Currency: The Future of Money from the University of Cape Town. He is a member of ISACA and a thought leader in Digital Banking, Core Banking, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Big Data Analytics.
Mr. Duku was appointed to the Board in July 2021.
External Directorship/ Professional Engagements: Mr. Duku has been the Managing Director of Duku Consulting Limited since July 2006. He also serves as a non-executive director of Starlife Assurance Limited, a position he has held since June 2010.