She replaces Alhassan Andani who recently stepped down as managing director of Stanbic Ghana after 14 years in that role.
Nettey has over two decades of experience in the banking industry. She combines a breadth of leadership, corporate and investment banking, digitization, innovation, sustainability, as well as governance and risk management experience.
She has contributed extensively to the development of the financial and capital markets in Ghana and across West Africa, pioneering risk management solutions for corporates and sovereigns.
She is expected to lead the association in negotiating industry issues with the Bank of Ghana and government as well as other matters, aimed at protecting the interest of banks in the country.
Daniel Sackey, managing director of ECOBANK will be serving as vice-president of the association.
She was appointed Chief Executive of Standard Chartered Bank on 1 March 2017 as the first female CEO in the Bank’s 120-year history in Ghana.
Prior to being appointed CEO of StanChart, Nettey was appointed first female Executive Director of Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited in 2013.
She holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Science and Technology, Ghana and a Master’s in Business Administration from Manchester Business School in the United Kingdom.