Face2face Africa will be honouring Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Peter Akwaboah with the 2019 Corporate Leadership Award at the FACE List Awards gala during the 2019 Pan-African Weekend.
Peter Akwaboah, who was educated both in Ghana and the U.K. joined Morgan Stanley in December 2015 as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Operations.
In July 2016, he became the Global Head of Shared Services Operations which includes managing the Firm’s settlement and payments infrastructure.
Additionally, he is the chair of the Morgan Stanley’s payment risk steering committee and member of Federal Reserve Bank’s (FRB) Payments Risk Committee.
Prior to joining the Firm, he worked at Royal Bank of Scotland for 10 years with his most recent role in Asia Pacific as Chief Operating Officer responsible for Operations, Technology and Corporate Services across the region. Prior to RBS, Peter has held a number of senior roles in both Operations and Technology at Deutsche Bank, KPMG and IBM.
Peter holds BEng (First Class Hons) and MSc (Eng) in Civil Engineering from The University of Birmingham, U.K. He is also on the Board of Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine (FOCOS), a charity organization with sole mission to provide comprehensive, affordable orthopaedic care to those who would not otherwise have access to such treatment.
He is also a keen sportsman having represented Great Britain in Track and Field on a number of occasions.
About the FACE List Awards
The FACE List Awards are a prestigious celebration of pan-African achievement that honour the black diaspora’s most influential pioneers and trailblazers, while providing an opportunity for the business community to connect and celebrate our success stories. The black-tie affair includes a pre-reception, live performances, a full-course dinner, and award presentations.