MD, AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT BANK
Alhassan Yakubu-Tali was appointed Managing Director, 1st December 2022. A seasoned investment banker with over 20 years of international experience, Mr. Yakubu-Tali until his appointment, served as the Deputy Managing Director of the Bank for the past 5 years. He is a result oriented professional with exceptional skills in people management, developing new businesses, risk management and adaptable to new organisational culture.
He had oversight responsibility over the Bank’s Business Banking, Agribusiness and Operations Divisions as well as the 87 retail outlets of the Bank. He was principally in charge of the Bank’s Business units and was responsible for the operational performance, driving and implementing a strict performance culture in the Bank as well as providing support to the Managing Director to create an environment that promotes staff commitment to the organisational vision, mission and strategy.
Mr. Yakubu-Tali holds a Business Administration and MBA (Marketing) from the City University, Bellevue, USA (Frankfurt Campus); Diploma 1 & 2 (Business Administration) from West London College, London.
He served on the Boards of Agridev Limited, the Forestry Plantation Development Fund Management and the Cotton Development Authority.
As Deputy Managing Director and Chairman of the Bank’s Strategy Implementation Committee, Mr. Yakubu-Tali comes on board the position of Managing Director with first-hand knowledge of the Bank’s trajectory and is expected to lead the next phase of the Bank’s growth.
A married man, Mr. Yakubu-Tali is a polyglot and is fluent in German, English, Hausa and Dagbani.