Paul Acquah

last updated 3/21/2018

Paul A. Acquah

Head Ca at Ecobank Transnational Incorporated

Location:
2365 Boulevard du Mono, Lome, Maritime, Togo
HQ Phone:
+228 22 21 03 03

General Information

Experience

Deputy Director - Africa Department

Governor ( Chairman ) - Ghana Life Insurance Company Limited

Education

BSc - Economics , University of Ghana

PhD - Economics , University of Pennsylvania

first degree - economics , University of Ghana

master's degreeYale University

Affiliations

Advisor - Serengeti Capital

Panel Member - African Economic Research Consortium

Chairman of the Committee of Governors - Central Banks of ECOWAS Member States

Member of the Advisory Group - Emerging Markets Forum

Member - Principles Consulting Group for the Principles of Stable Capital Flows

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Advisors - Serengeticapital.com

Dr. Paul Acquah
Dr. Paul Acquah Dr. Paul Acquah Dr. Paul Acquah served two four-year terms as Governor of the Bank of Ghana, from 2001-2009, and was Chairman of the Committee of Governors of Central Banks of ECOWAS Member States from 2005-2008. During his tenure, Dr. Acquah was repeatedly recognized as African Central Bank Governor of the Year by a number of institutions and leading financial publications, including: the IMF/World Bank's Annual Meetings Daily, the Bankers magazine, African Economy magazine, and the African Banker Awards. Before joining the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Acquah was Deputy Director in the African Department of the International Monetary Fund, leading negotiating missions to several African countries and regional consultations with the Banque des Etats de l'Afrique Centrale. Dr. Acquah has been a member of the Principles Consulting Group for the Principles of Stable Capital Flows and a member of the Advisory Group of the Emerging Markets Forum, and has been the recipient of many awards and honors, including Member of the Order of the Star of Ghana, Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (Ghana), and an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Ghana, Legon. Dr.Acquah holds a BSc (Hon) in Economics from the University of Ghana, Legon, a MA in Economics from Yale University, and a PhD in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Amissah-Arthur's predecessor as Governor was Paul Amoako Acquah, who was himself preceded by the current Finance and Economic Planning Minister, Kwabena Duffuor... Central Bank Governor Paul Amoako Acquah, a former International Monetary Fund Director who chairs the MPC, said on 20 May that the trade deficit for the first quarter of 2008 was almost $1 billion, compared with $618 mn... Baah-Wiredu and Bank of Ghana Governor Paul Acquah argue the bond issue is a critical step in moving from aid finance to market-driven investments... Paul Amoako Acquah, the first independent Governor of the Bank of Ghana, already faces criticism about the cost of the changeover... Finance Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo and Paul Acquah, Governor of the Bank of Ghana, assured parliament that a due diligence report on the consortium had been completed by Dun and Bradstreet, but did not make it public...

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