Gilbert joined FirstTrust Savings and Loans bringing a wealth of experience in Finance and Audit on board. He had over five years’ audit experience with KPMG, where he played a key role as a Senior Associate and successfully led several audit field works in the financial service industry.
Prior to joining FirsTrust, he worked with SDC Finance Limited as the Accounts Manager where he rose to the position of Chief Finance Officer of the company after a couple of years. He also exercised additional oversight responsibility of the Finance department of SDC Capital Limited, a sister Fund Management Company regulated by SEC.
As the Chief Manager of the Company’s financial position, Gilbert took keen interest in the company’s Recovery function and was instrumental in the progressive reduction of loan delinquency.
He is a Chartered Accountant with full membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants - Ghana since 2007. He is also an affiliate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation - Ghana.
Gilbert holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology & Psychology and MBA in Finance from the University of Ghana.
Gilbert Asante is currently the Financial Controller of FirsTrust Savings and Loans Ltd.