Mid 2018, Elsie Awadzi was appointed as the Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, as one of the only two females to hold that position since the origin of the Central Bank of Ghana 63 years back.
This was a notable accomplishment for the Ghanaian international economic and financial attorney, as she has staggeringly done well up until this time. Herself and Nana Oye Mansah Yeboah who is on retirement, are the only women to have had the benefit to serve in this capacity.
Elsie, who was recently declared the exceptional Corporate Personality of the Year honours at the 2020 edition of the Ghana Women of the Year event sorted out by Glitz Africa as a partnership with one of Ghana’s best TV networks TV3, has also received the honor for Excellence in Media at the just ended 2020 Ghana Woman of the Year Honors event.
Elsie Addo Awadzi is also an Economist and Author who has composed works like – Legal Frameworks for Public Debt Management, Resolution Frameworks for Islamic Banks and numerous others. She is a graduate from the University of Ghana with a Law degree and a M.B.A in Finance.
She at that point furthered her education at the Georgetown University Law Center where she obtained a Master of Law Degree in International Business and Economic Law.
She additionally functioned as a Commissioner of Ghana’s Securities and Exchange Commission for six years and afterward as a Senior Counsel of the IMF’s Legal Department (Financial and Fiscal Law Unit) where she exhorted on financial sector changes with regards to the IMF’s observation, loaning and technical assistance activities.
She had more than 20 years experience working in different capacities in Ghana, Japan, South Africa, and the United Kingdom before becoming the subsequent female to be second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana.