Jean Paul Ndjemba is Partner and Managing Director of Ascent Capital Partners Cote d’Ivoire since July 2017. He previously spent a large part of his career with Standard Chartered Bank Cote d’Ivoire, where he was Executive Director and Country Head of Global Banking until June 2017 overseeing Corporate, Investment and Institutional Banking, Treasury and Transaction Banking.
Before relocating to Abidjan, he held the position of Executive Director and Country Head of Corporate and Institutional Clients at Standard Chartered Bank Mauritius Limited from 2011-2014.
Prior to that, Jean Paul was Global Corporates Head of Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam Limited, in addition to his Governance role of Chief Exectuive Officer of the Standard Chartered Bank Hanoi Branch. He was also the Chief Representative of Standard Chartered Bank in Vietnam’s Asia Commercial Bank, an affiliate company of Standard Chartered Bank from 2007-2009.
Prior to that, he was based in Singapore and held the roles of Group Product Manager in Transacting Banking, overseeing clearing and continuous linked settlement in 56 countries and Senior Manager in Asia Governance and Strategic initiatives whilstat Standard Chartered Bank Singapore.
He has solid experience (across Asia and Africa) in many areas of Banking, including Corporate and Investment Banking, Financial Markets, Group Transaction Banking and Governance.
Jean Paul graduated from The George Washington University with Degrees in Finance and Economics.