Mrs. Lydia Essah

Non-Executive Director

Mrs. Lydia Essah joins the Board bringing a wealth of banking experience. She enjoyed a career with GCB that spanned over thirty years, beginning at the branch level and culminating in the position of Chief Manager and Area Manager of the Tema Zone, responsible for all operational aspects of 19 Branches.

As an innovator and leader, Mrs. Essah was responsible for reshaping certain aspects of Branch culture including the introduction of professional business dress codes before the Bank came out with its dress code, creating Corporate Desk at the Branch and  Branch  Management Committee System. 


Mrs. Essah holds a Masters Degree from GIMPA (Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, MPHIL), a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Ghana (English/History – Honours) as well as numerous professional development certificates and programs both international and national.

Mrs Essah is a seasoned banking operations executive with a demonstrated record of exceeding profit target.


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