Yvonne Ike is a managing director and head of Sub Saharan Africa (Ex-RSA) at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Prior to joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch in September 2014, she was a chief executive officer for West Africa at Renaissance Capital, where she was responsible for the firm’s West Africa franchise covering Investment Banking and Securities Trading. From 1984 to 2009, She was a managing director at JP Morgan. She also worked as a partner at Africapital Management Limited from 2009 to 2011. Ms. Ike started her career as an auditor with Ernst and Young International and has been an FSA registered representative since 1994.