Chantal Agbogbo Accrombessy is head of the small and medium enterprise (SME) department of Ecobank in Cotonou, which is the largest city and economic capital of Benin. She leads a team of account managers and administers a program to harmonize SME lending practices across the Ecobank group, which has operations in 32 African countries.
She has particularly extensive experience providing support to female entrepreneurs, but her assignments also have included branch management, sales of bank products (e-banking, SMS/mobile banking, etc.), recovery and reactivation of accounts, and many other responsibilities. Following her undergraduate education, Ms. Accrombessy completed the Diplôme de Technicienne en Gestion des Banques (Bank management, 2nd in the class) and the Diplôme de l’Institut des Techniques Bancaires (ITB).