Ivan is a senior manager in the Audit and Assurance department and also responsible for Business Development at BDO Sierra Leone. He is a qualified and results oriented Banking and Finance Professional with over 10 years successful experience in positions of increasing responsibility and duties in different aspects of banking operations including the management of investment portfolios and various forms of risk assets. He has received relevant training in specialized areas such as fraud prevention and credit risk management. Ivan has broadened his skills set while working at BDO to include managing and supervising audit and assurance engagements for entities cutting across the various sectors of the Sierra Leonean business, financial and economic landscape. Clients include financial institutions, not-for-profit institutions (NGOs, and donor-funded projects such as UN Agencies, DFID and EC), profit making institutions and public sector institutions. He has managed several bank audits and is very much au-fait with the financial sector in Sierra Leone having worked in the sector for 13 plus years.
He has a Bachelor of Arts General degree in Geography and Sociology from Fourah Bay College University of Sierra Leone, an MBA in Finance from the School of Economics and Social Science Njala University and is also a Chartered Accountant (ACCA).