Dr. Maxwell Opoku-Afari
FIRST DEPUTY GOVERNOR
BANK OF GHANA
Dr. Maxwell Opoku-Afari was appointed as the First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana on August 7, 2017.
Prior to his appointment, Dr. Opoku-Afari worked at the IMF in various capacities including as Mission chief and Deputy Division Chief in the African Department of the IMF. His work at the IMF focused on IMF negotiation missions, policy design in the area of monetary policy modernization and macro financial linkages, and was a reviewer of policy documents on a number of developing countries.
He holds a first degree in Economics and Statistics, and an MPhil in Economics, both from the University of Ghana, Legon and also a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom.