Valerie is a trader on the fixed income desk of the firm. Prior to joining Obsidian Achernar, Valerie served as a treasury officer for Heritage Bank where she was responsible for customer and interbank FX transactions as well as FX and deposit sales. 

Prior to that, she worked with IC Asset Managers as a funds administrator where-in she managed operations of AUM of USD150 million and assisted in formulating investment strategies for the same. Currently a level 2 CFA candidate, she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Ghana. She is approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission as a licensed financial advisor and holds the ACI Dealing Certificate.

Bringing Positive Change

OA's passion also lies in helping those who are less privileged break through barriers to succeed in the education world; through social initiatives targeted at less privileged communities. OA Markets also help many other charities around Africa.