Francis Andoh

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Francis Andoh, Senior Consultant, is a Chartered Accountant by profession with extensive first-hand experience in financial markets development (bond market development), Government Debt issuance and management, and Treasury management, after several years at the Bank of Ghana, Ghana’s Central Bank. As Head of Treasury at the Central Bank until February 2011, he was responsible for the successful introduction and issuance of the Government of Ghana’s medium-term bonds, responsible for a complete reform of the Primary Dealer System for Government Securities, as well as the Introduction of the Electronic Bidding System for the Auction of Government Securities, and the establishment of the Central Securities Depository for Government of Ghana securities in December 2004. He was also responsible for the efficient investment of external foreign exchange reserves of the country, and the establishment of a Foreign Exchange Dealers Club for the foreign exchange market inGhana.

He is currently Senior Consultant in financial markets and banking and finance with Lawfields Consulting. He is resource person for the West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) as well as theNationalBankingCollege. He serves as a member of the Board of the Governing Council of the Institute of Accountancy Training (IAT),Ghana, and served as a member of the Joint Management Committee of the Ghana Private Sector Development Fund (Ghana-Italy Project) until February 2011. He also serves as a member of the Board of the Nyankumasi Ahenkro Rural Bank, in the Central Region of Ghana.  He holds an MBA Degree in International Banking and Finance from the University of Birmingham, U.K., a B.A. Commerce (First Class Honours) and a Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, and a Diploma in Business Education (Accounting Option) from the University College of Education, Winneba, Ghana.