Mrs. Elsie Addo Awadzi

2nd Deputy Governor, Bank of Ghana

Ms. Elsie Addo Awadzi is a legal, governance, and international finance professional with 25 years of experience working in Ghana and internationally. Mrs. Addo Awadzi combines work experience from the public and private sectors as well as from international organizations. She has advised a variety of businesses, investors, venture capital and private equity funds, and country authorities on a wide range of transactions, policies, laws, and institutional reforms.

She is currently the Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, following her appointment by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana in February 2018. She is the second woman to occupy the Office of Deputy Governor in the Bank of Ghana’s 64-year history. She is also a member of the 13-member Board of Directors of the Bank of Ghana, and a member of the Bank’s 7-member Monetary Policy Committee.