Edward established the Fidelity Group in October 1998 after a successful career as a senior finance executive. Fidelity is a financial services group comprising of Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited, Fidelity Asia Bank Limited and Fidelity Securities Limited. Fidelity Bank has assets of over US$ 1 Billion and was adjudged the best bank in Ghana in 2016 by Corporate Initiative Ghana. Under Edward’s leadership, Fidelity has been able to establish itself as a leader in its markets in Ghana in terms of reputation, profitability, and assets under management.
Edward brought to Fidelity over fifteen years of experience in senior executive positions in finance and treasury management. Previous positions held include: Director of Global Emerging Markets (GEM) Ghana Limited (1995-
1998), Chief Finance Officer of Inter-Afrique Group (1994 -1997), Risk Manager (1990 – 1994) of Rudolf Wolff, the City of London based derivatives and foreign exchange trader and an auditor and management consultant with Coopers and Lybrand, London (1987 – 1990). Edward is a Chartered Accountant by profession and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Other directorships currently held by Edward are: Unilever Ghana Limited (Board Chairman), Fidelity Equity Fund 1Limited, Africa Capital LLC.
Previous directorships held by Edward include: Board Chairman of Fidelity Capital Partners Limited, Board Chairman, College of Health Sciences; Council Member, University of Ghana Council, Board Member of Takoradi International Company Limited (2002 – 2009), Executive Council Member of the Africa Venture Capital Association (2000 – 2005), Council Member of the Ghana Stock Exchange (2006 – 2007), Golden Beach Hotels Limited (2001 – 2004) and Ghana Agro Food Complex (2005 – 2006).