Benjamin Kouakou is a 17-years professional banker having worked for Standard Chartered, Citibank and Diamond Bank with a successful track record in corporate banking, investment banking, trade finance and General Management around Africa.
Benjamin is founder and CEO of Africa Investment Trust a consulting firm specialized in the banking sector. Prior to that, he was Regional CEO Francophone countries at Diamond Bank Plc Nigeria where he has been the first to implement the Unique License model in the West Africa Monetary Union region. He also worked in the francophone countries for Citibank and Standard Chartered where he played important role in developing strong network, relationship and business strategy.
Benjamin is passionate for innovative idea for new banking model in Africa. Benjamin holds a BA in statistics from ENSEA-Abidjan and a master in management from HEC-Paris.