Julie Essiam is the Chief Executive Officer for The Ecobank Foundation. She is also the Group Executive, Human Resources and Corporate Affairs for Ecobank Transnational Inorporated. Julie joined Ecobank in October 2011 as Group Head, Human Resources, responsible for leading the Ecobank Group’s Human Resources in supporting the execution of corporate strategy. Before joining Ecobank, Julie was at Citigroup, where she was Director and Head of Talent, Development, and Resourcing for Middle East & Africa covering 22 countries. Julie Essiam is a national of Ghana.