Ms Abena Amoah

Abena Amoah is the Managing Director of the Ghana Stock Exchange, appointed by the Exchange’s Council on November 24, 2022. Ms. Amoah, who joined the Exchange as Deputy Managing Director on August 1, 2020, has been in the capital market industry over the past 24 years and is highly respected for her technical knowledge, business acumen, outstanding professionalism, and integrity.

She is currently the Co-Chair of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Pan-African Committee, and the World Federation of Exchanges named her one of the top 20 Women Leaders for 2023.

She has broad boardroom experience gained from serving on, or advising, the boards of publicly listed, private and not-for-profit organisations such as the Central Securities Depository (Ghana) Limited, Minerals Income and Investment Fund, Access Bank (Ghana) PLC, Coronation Asset Management, Kosmos Energy Ghana HC, The Foschini Group (Ghana) Ltd, the University of Ghana, the Ghana Petroleum (Stabilization and Heritage) Funds and the African Women’s Development Fund.

She has previously worked with the BlackIvy Group LLC; Renaissance Group, where she was CEO of New World Renaissance Securities Ltd and Head of Investment Banking & Finance in West Africa (ex-Nigeria) for Renaissance Capital; and Strategic African Securities Ltd, where she was Executive Director.

She is an alumna of the University of Ghana, which recently awarded her with an Honorary Doctorate Degree for her immense contribution to Industry. She has also undertaken academic and leadership studies at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Harvard Business School, and the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business.