Friday, 23 February 2018
Akufo-Addo names new 2nd deputy BoG Governor

Akufo-Addo names new 2nd deputy BoG Governor

President Akufo-Addo has named international economic and financial lawyer, Elsie Awadzi as the Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana.

The announcement of Mrs Awadzi’s appointment was made on the President's Facebook post yesterday, after thorough consultations with the Council of State.
Mrs Awadzi has more than 21 years of experience in financial regulation, public finance law, legal and regulatory reforms, and transactions advisory services.
Prior to her appointment, Mrs Awadzi was the senior counsel at the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s Legal Department (Financial and Fiscal Law Unit), with experience working on countries such as Japan, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.
She has advised many countries across the world on matters related to financial regulation, IMF’s surveillance, lending, and technical assistance activities.
Mrs Awadzi’s areas of specialisation are financial sector development and regulation, financial stability assessments, crisis management frameworks design and financial safety nets, and legal and institutional aspects of public financial management.

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