Julie Essiam

Chief Executive Officer, Ecobank Foundation

Julie Essiam is the Chief Executive Officer of The Ecobank Foundation. She is also the Group Executive, Human Resources and Corporate Affairs for Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, the parent company of the Ecobank Group.

Julie joined Ecobank in 2011 as Group Head, Human Resources, responsible for leading the Ecobank Group’s HR in supporting the execution of corporate strategy. Before joining Ecobank, she worked at Citigroup where she was Director and Head of Talent, Development, and Resourcing for Middle East & Africa, covering 22 countries.

Julie’s expertise enables her to put into practice the bank’s ambition of developing Africa, using the skilled resources and vast experience within Ecobank’s network of 36 countries.