John Maxwell Addo Jnr. is a senior human resources professional with over ten years' generalist and specialist experience gained mostly with top international banks across the Middle East, Africa and the United Kingdom. He has a breadth and depth of experience across Performance and Rewards Management, Talent and Succession Management, Career Development, Employee Engagement, Industrial Relations, Learning Management, Resourcing, Graduate Programmes, Organisational Development and Executive Coaching.
He is currently the HR Director for Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited. Prior to this, he was Regional Head of Learning, Talent, Resourcing & Organisational Development (LTROD) for HSBC's global businesses (Corporate Banking, Client Coverage and Advisory, Global Markets and Private Banking) in the Middle East and Global Head of LTROD for HSBC Amanah (the Islamic Finance Business of HSBC). He was also part of the Global Leadership team for the HSBC Business School. Before going to HSBC, John held various human resources roles in Standard Chartered Bank (Ghana), Standard Chartered (UK) and Standard Chartered (Gulf & Levant).
He has a Master of Science degree in Industrial Relations and Human Resources Management from the London School of Economics (LSE), a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Ghana and a Qualifying Certificate in Law from the Ghana School of law. He is a barrister and solicitor admitted in Ghana.