Mr. Hemen Shah is a graduate of Harvard University and an MBA graduate of Stanford University USA. He is a professional Banker with over 23 years’ experience. Hemen started his banking career in 2002 working for Standard Chartered Bank, London UK as the Group Head of Strategy and thereafter became the Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank (SCB), Tanzania (2004 – 2008) and thereafter joined Standard Chartered Bank Ghana, as Chief Executive Officer and Area General Manager, for West Africa from 2008 – 2010.
Mr. Shah has held several Board memberships from 2008 to 2010. These included Directorships on the Boards of SCB Sierra Leone, SCB Gambia, SCB Cameroon, SCB Ghana and Chairman, Board of Directors for Standard Chartered Bank Cote d’Ivoire. Mr. Shah is currently a Partner at 8 Miles LLP, an Africa focused Private Equity firm where he is one of the founding partners and Board members.