Mr. Farid Antar is an experienced Banker with over 39 years of professional and practical exposure in the banking and financial services industry in Trinidad & Tobago and in Barbados, both in the Caribbean. Prior to this appointment, he was the General Manager – Enterprise Risk Management and Chief Risk Officer at Republic Financial Holdings Limited, the parent company of Republic Bank (Ghana) Limited. He previously served as General Manager – Corporate Operations & Process Improvement, Senior Manager – Regional Operations (Overseas), Senior Manager – Business Transformation, Senior Manager – Retail Delivery & Marketing, Manager – Product Parameterisation & Business Growth and Marketing Manager – Personal & Commercial Lending.
Mr. Antar is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB), Trinidad and Tobago and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (ICSA), UK. He is also an Anti-Money Laundering Certified Associate (AMLCA).
Mr. Antar, until recently, was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Republic Caribbean Investments Limited, Atlantic Financial Limited and Republic Bank (Suriname) Holdings Limited; a Director of G4S Holdings (Trinidad) Limited and the London Street Project Company Limited; and a Trustee for The Caribbean Court of Justice Trust Fund (CCJTF). He resigned from all these to join us at Republic Bank (Ghana) Limited.