"Long term recovery is key and builds on David's point on FDI.
Support and investment in infrastructure now to supplement medical facilities capable of dealing with the virus and number of cases / patient care can transition into general and…"
"More than 20,000 people here have suffered from the disease, and more than 10,000 have died – this, in a country that has spent more than a decade recovering from a devastating civil war. The numbers don't quite stack up to the common…"
"Sharing examples of innovation or rather survival tips helps too supported by sound communication flow in and out of affected countries ... some examples that resonate with us are
Adel Suliman, the CEO of Afcom, one of Sierra…"
"Being present helps with the responsiveness in terms of relevance and impact as noted by Andy. Public-Private partnerships are important for sustainable solutions and support from education and awareness to re-investment and…"
"Agree Ruth, we have to acknowledge that this is all about people and with just under a 100 new cases in Guinea the issue remains high on the radar and top of mind with families, communities and economies impacted. The Bank’s experience in…"
"Being able to operate in a crisis is key, in fact as a Bank this was critical so we partnered with customers and clients to support business continuity. This included simple things, like refreshed banking…"
"To build on the point made earlier by David Easton ... Linking up with the public and privates sector is key to matching the right strengths. We have worked with partners, like the CDC and are a member of the Sierra Leone Ebola Private…"
"The Bank’s experience in dealing with the SARS outbreak in 2003 and flu pandemic in 2009 was invaluable in terms learnings on business continuity and support in a crisis. Two things that stand our are the power of a collective…"
"To the earlier comment on de-stereotyping Ebola ... awareness is key, in terms of what this is. SCB created and sponsored a radio soap in Sierra Leone: “Ous kyne tin dis?” (What kind of thing is this?).
The soap features local…"
"(a) understand stakeholders
(b) what are our strengths, how can we help
(c) action plan
(d) measure our impact – is what we doing relevant and delivering value
Happy to elaborate on each ...
Supporting our staff – Primarily…"
"Hi, Jo Pohl here ... I amStandard Chartered Bank’s CFO for Africa responsible for 15 countries, one of which is Sierra Leone where we have operated for over 120 years. We are the only international financial institution in the country and have…"
Help and drive delivery on our strategy is to bank the people and companies driving investment, trade and the creation of wealth across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Support the development and implementation of the Africa strategy, building the control environment and establishing a world-class finance function to support business growth across the region and deliver on network potential.
Responsible for all aspects of financial management including accounting and reporting; regulatory compliance; risk and controls; balance sheet management; tax; business performance management; strategic planning as well as real estate management, facilities, H&S, BCP and global sourcing working closely with Group Treasury and Group Technology (recent initiatives include mobile banking propositions, hubbing and related regulatory engagement / stakeholder management).
External stakeholder engagement with regulators; government and industry bodies; credit rating agencies; analyst and investor communities; local Boards; auditors.
Topics on my radar:
Education, Enterprise Development, Finance and Investment, Governance and Transparency, Measuring Impact, Partnerships, Social Enterprise, Women and Business, Youth Enterprise
No comments yet!
You need to be a member of Business Fights Poverty to add comments!