Kisseih Antonio

Kisseih Antonio

Managing Director

Kisseih is the Managing Director of Sentinel Asset Management (SAM). Prior to SAM, he was the Managing Director of EDC Investments Ltd, the Ghanaian subsidiary of Ecobank Capital’s Asset Management business. He also doubled as the Anglophone West Africa Regional Head of Ecobank Capital’s Securities, Wealth and Asset Management businesses where he was tasked with overseeing the management, operation and development of those businesses with the aim of meeting established strategic objectives.

Kisseih also used to be the Regional Head, Business Development – Anglophone Africa for Ecobank Capital’s Securities and Asset Management businesses. He was also once the Africa Head of Product Development for the Asset Management business. Prior to joining Ecobank Capital, Kisseih had a stint in corporate banking with Barclays Bank Ghana as the Head of Public Sector where he managed a team responsible for leveraging on relationships developed to originate new business with Parastatals & Government Agencies, increase wallet share of clients and spot opportunities to cross-sell various products and services offered by the bank. Aside his corporate banking stint with Barclays, Kisseih has only worked in investment management. As Vice-President and Portfolio Manager at Zenith Capital, in Lagos Nigeria, he managed the The Zenith Equity Fund, The Zenith Balanced Fund and the The Zenith Ethical Fund. As a Senior Associate and Portfolio Manager at Afrinvest also in Nigeria, he managed assets for three open ended funds, and managed the pension assets for the Nigerian National Petroleum Company as well as customized portfolios for several institutional and High Networth Individuals. He also had a stint in London with the emerging market private equity firm Actis.

Kisseih is Vice-President of the Ghana Securities Industry Association and serves on the steering committee of the Securities and Exchange’s Capital Market Master Plan which is a blueprint for developing Ghana’s capital market over a ten-year period.

Kisseih holds a BA (Hons) in Economics & Law from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and an MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University.