Sir Charles Quist St.
Kuku Hill, Osu - Accra
Donewell Insurance LTD is a limited Liability Company owned by the Methodist Church, Institutional Investors, Professional Trade Associations and other individuals.
The company was incorporated in Ghana on 3rd November 1988 and was registered as an Insurer by the National Insurance Commission on 26th February 1993 in accordance with PNDC Law 227 and commenced business on 1st March 1993.
We are committed to combining skills and professionalism in management, underwriting and marketing.
We will serve individuals, corporate entities and public sector institutions by offering cost effective solutions to the physical and pecuniary risks they are confronted with and delighting them on all occasions.
Professor Ato Essuman, Chairman of Donewell Insurance Limited is a Professor of Education and Development and the founding Dean of the Faculty of Education and Entrepreneurship (FEE) of the Methodist University College Ghana. His experience in public service spans over three decades, serving as the Director of the Funds and Procurement Management Unit (FPMU) of the Ministry of Education, the Coordinator for Development Partners in education and later as the Chief Director of the Ministry.
He is serving a third term as a member of the Council of State of Ghana. His previous work experience with Nestlé, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and TechnoServe Incorporated as well as his varied personal entrepreneurial initiatives, has given him the base for good business orientation. He has served on many Boards and Councils, including governing boards and committees of institutions of the Methodist Church Ghana and of its committees at the Connexional level.
Professor Ato Essuman is a past Lay President of the Methodist Church Ghana. On the 26th of March 2021 he was elected as the 20th Chairman of the West African Examinations Council for a three-year term which ends in 2024.
Mr. Seth Aklasi is a strategic business leader with over 20 years’ experience in the Finance and Insurance industry. He has worked with International Energy Insurance (IEI) Ghana Limited as a Head of unit and rose through the ranks to become the Chief Operations Officer of the company. He led corporate initiatives that focused on pricing, product development, reinsurance, claims administration and pursued alliances and growth opportunities that enlarged the company's client base. During his tenure as the Head of Unit of the Energy Group at IEI, he was able to grow the Unit to the highest business producing unit for the company.
Earlier in his career, he worked at Enterprise Insurance Company Ghana Limited as a Motor Underwriter and later a Client Relations Officer in the Broker Unit. Prior to joining Donewell Insurance Limited, he had a brief stint at Priority Insurance as the Managing Director. Being an Insurer with a transformative and proven track record in the Ghanaian insurance industry, Mr. Aklasi has built capacity in all facets of insurance growth and sustenance, leadership and human capital growth; traits that have been core to the ascending growth of Donewell Insurance Limited since he joined in 2015 as the Chief Executive Officer.
Between 2016 and 2019, he served as the Chairman of the Accident Committee of the Ghana Insurance Association (GIA). He has served two terms as Executive Committee Member of the Ghana National Bureau of the ECOWAS Brown Card Scheme and was Vice Chairman for a second term. He is currently the President of the Ghana insurers Association (GIA) and Member of the Client Rescue Fund Committee of the National Insurance Commission (NIC). He is also an Academic Board Member of the West African Insurance Institute in the Gambia.
Aklasi is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) London and a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Ghana (FCIIG), he holds an MSc in Insurance and Risk Management from Bayes Business School - City, University of London (formerly Cass Business School) and a BA in Social Science (Geography) from the University of Cape Coast. He has participated extensively in insurance and risk management seminars both locally and internationally.
Madam Magdalene Harley Esq. is a lawyer of several years, an alumnus of University of Ghana, Legon and the Ghana School of Law, Accra.
She worked for over 29 years with the Central Bank of Ghana. She attended many courses in Banking and Finance, Regulation of Securities Market and Management. She worked on different schedules at the Central Bank and for the establishment of the Ghana Securities and Exchange Commission. She is currently a member of Trint Chambers, Legal Consultants, Accra.
Siisi Crentsil is a business executive with extensive holdings and involvement in diverse business enterprises. He holds a First degree as well as a Master’s degree in Business Management. He is the Board Chairman for Broadview Trust Limited where he leads the overall strategic direction and focus for the company in fulfilling its core mandate as a licensed corporate trustee.
He is also responsible for the overall strategic planning, policy development and asset management of the company. He is currently the Managing Director of USICO Limited, SE-IMPEX Limited and SMK Impex Limited. He has also served on several boards in his career with some notable companies like Worldwide Consulting Partners, Forestry Commission and Ghana Road Fund.
Mr. Charles Fritz Kofi Vandyck has over 35 years of experience working as a Marketing Professional and an Economic Planner. He started his career as a Marketing/Administrative Manager with Atlantic Ribbons and Adhesives Ltd, Accra from 1977 – 1979. He was a lecturer at the Cosmopolitan College in Lagos, Nigeria as well as a part-time marketing consultant with Obare & Co. from 1979 – 1980. From 1980 – 1984, he was a lecturer and Head of Marketing, Purchasing & Supply department, Polytechnic of Sokoto State, Birnin, Kebbi, Nigeria. He also lectured briefly at the Takoradi Polytechnic from 1984 – 1985 before joining the Ministry of Commerce & Industry in Botswana as the Principal Industrial Officer from 1985 – 1990.
He later worked with the Ministry of Local Government, Lands & Housing also in Botswana as Senior Economic Planning Officer for Francistown City Council and North East District Council from 1991 – 1997. He holds an HND in Business Studies from the South West London College in England, a Diploma in Marketing & Administrative Management and a post-graduate diploma in Industrial Administration from the University of Greenwich.
He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the British Institute of Administrative Management and the British Institute of Management. He has several business interests in Tarkwa and is currently the chief of Royal Adwenadze Ebusua of Abosenyi (Mount Pleasant) of Elmina with the stool name Nana Kwakuma Tutu VI. Mr. Charles Fritz Kofi Vandyck serves the Board of Directors as the only independent Member of the board.
Papa Yaw Owusu-Ankomah is a legal practitioner with an interest in commercial, finance and real estate law.
His extensive knowledge and experience in the legal regulatory and compliance framework that affect the conduct of business in Ghana makes him a business-oriented adviser and his unique problem-solving approach to legal and regulatory issues has won him high praises with the diverse individual and corporate clientele he deals with.
Prof. Kwame Adom-Frimpong is a graduate of the University of Wales, Bangor, UK (MBA) and the University of London (LLB) and De Montford University, Leicester (LLM). He obtained his Doctorate degree in Business Administration (DBA-Finance option) in 2001 from University for Professional Studies, Arcadia, USA and again had PhD in Economics Finance from the same University in 2004.
He is an Adjunct Professor in Finance at the University of Ghana Business School He is also a visiting Professor of Irish University Business School in charge of MBA Projects for students in West Africa. Again he is a visiting Professor of Entrepreneurial University Business School of Costa Rica and Ghana Baptist University College, Kumasi. He was an adjunct lecturer from 2004 to 2018 at GIMPA.
Prof. Adom-Frimpong is currently the Managing Director of Mainstream Reinsurance Company. He worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers for five years as Audit Supervisor, five years with SSNIT as Head of Audit and ABC Brewery Company as Senior Cost and Management Accountant for four years.
Prof. Adom-Frimpong qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1990, and also qualified as a Chartered Banker (FCIB) in 2002. He is the immediate President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICA-Ghana) and also the immediate past President of the Association of Accountancy bodies in West Africa. He is a fellow member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Ghana. He is again a qualified Lawyer and Barrister of Law with qualifications obtained from the Ghana School of Law. He is a Member of the Ghana Bar Association and a Fellow Member of the Ghana Institute of Taxation.
Anthony Forson has over 25 years of experience as a practicing attorney and is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Ghana as well as a Barrister at Law.
He is currently the Lead Consultant at the Accra, Ghana-based law firm T. Forson & Co.
In 1996, Mr. Forson graduated from the Ghana School of Law. He graduated from the University of Cape Coast with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Philosophy and a Diploma in Education. In 1989, he served as Vice President of Atlantic Hall. He served as the National President of the Ghana Bar Association till November 1, 2021.
In the Consultative Assembly, which reviewed amendments to the 1992 Constitution, he was the youngest member. At the time, he was a representative of the National Service Personnel Association. Additionally, he was a member of the Committee of Five, which was formed from the Consultative Assembly members to condense the Constitution for the National Referendum intended to approve the 1992 Constitution.
Before founding T. Forson & Co., Mr. Forson spent nine years gaining legal experience at the company of Tetteh & Co. In addition to being an assistant lecturer in family law at the Ghana School of Law in 2012, he lectured in media law at the Ghana Institute of Journalism for 11 years.
Anthony Forson was a member of a group of three senior defense attorneys in Ghana's largest business lawsuit regarding the sale of the shares in MTN in Ghana. He is a consultant who has provided guidance to the Ministry of Tourism on a number of subjects and is involved in the writing of regulations and training of immigration employees. He also serves as one of the top counsel for the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications, which defends the business interests of all Ghanaian mobile operators.
Tony Forson has served as the counsel for Multichoice Ghana Ltd. for more than 17 years as well as Emirates Airlines, Airtel Ghana Ltd., and KAAF University. He also served on the Mfantsipim School Board of Governors in Cape Coast, Ghana.
He serves as a member of the Ghanaian Board of Lands Commission and a Member of the Ghana Bar Association's Board of the Council for Law Reporting. He served as the Chairman of the recent Committee that looked into unauthorized admissions to the Ghana School of Law and is a former member of the General Legal Council.
Former Legal Aid Board member Tony Forson served as the General Legal Council's representative and is a member of the Judicial Council. He represents the Ghana Bar Association on the Council of the International Bar Association (The Global Voice of the Legal Profession). He participates in the Constitution Review Committee and the General Legal Council's Disciplinary Committee.
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Finance Officer
Head of Legal, Compliance & Company Secretary
Head, Human Resource - Administration
Head of Marketing & Business Development
Head, Audit & Assurance
Sir Charles Quist St.
Kuku Hill, Osu - Accra