UGBS Alumnus Of The Month – October 2021

Mr. Desmond Bredu is an alumnus of the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), where he studied BSc (Admin) Accounting option. He is the Head of Client Services at Stanbic Investment Management Services (SIMS) and is responsible for the development and implementation of strategies to ensure excellent client service. Mr. Bredu has six years of experience within Stanbic Investment Management Services. Over the years, he has risen through the ranks and served in various roles including as an Analyst, Operations and Fund Management and Analyst, Pensions for the organization.

Mr. Bredu's great leadership skills were projected when he was made the Akuafo Hall Junior Common Room (JCR) Vice General Secretary for the University of Ghana, Legon. In this period, he improved students' accommodation and sense of affiliation to the Hall by implementing a ceiling fan installation project with his executive team. He subsequently served as the President of Akuafo Hall Junior Common Room from October 2013 to November 2014.   where the maiden edition of the now annual Akuafo Hall Achievers' conference that aided in achieving the goal of providing financial literacy for Akuafo Hall JCR members and others was organised.

He also holds a certificate from the Ghana Stock Exchange Securities course and is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for the United Kingdom. Mr. Bredu scored the highest marks in Ghana for 3 of his ACCA paper exams and in one of those, he was the second highest mark in the world. He won the Overall Best Affiliate in the September 2018 ACCA exams. Mr. Bredu is also given credit for providing education, assistance, and counselling to students in Accounting and related fields. The alumnus also assisted students who were writing the ACCA examinations, by providing free one-on-one tuition. He is also noted for providing financial literacy via his social media platforms, which garner thousands of audiences.

The University of Ghana Business School gives recognition to Mr. Desmond Bredu for his commitment, perseverance, and impact on society. We are proud to be associated with him and wish him the best in his life’s journey.

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