Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has inaugurated the Board of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) at the Ministry of Finance.
The reconstitution of the Board was in line with the Securities Industries Act, 2016 (Act 929) as amended.
The members include:
Dr. Yeboa Amoa – Chairman
Rev. Daniel Ogbarmey Tetteh – Executive Commissioner
Mrs. Deborah Mawuse Agyemfra – Executive Commissioner
Mr. Paul Ababio – Executive Commissioner
Mr. Sampson Akligoh – Ministry of Finance Rep (Commissioner)
Mrs. Elsie Addo Awadzi – Bank of Ghana Rep (Commissioner)
Mrs. Jemima Oware – Registrar General Rep (Commissioner)
Mr. Yaw Acheampong Boafo – General Legal Council Rep (Commissioner)
Prof. Joe Amoako-Tuffour – Academic Researcher (Commissioner)
Mr. Augustine Addo – Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana Rep (Commissioner)
Ms. Deila Assimeh – Commissioner
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Mr Ofori-Atta acknowledged the significant progress chalked in the Ghanaian financial sector despite the challenges encountered.
He further noted the key achievements attained in the capital market over the last few years, including the significant growth reached in market capitalisation of the GSE; the asset management industry clean up exercise, which has helped to restore and rebuild investor confidence in the industry; the removal of Ghana from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) gray list and the launch of the Capital Market Master Plan this year to provide the blueprint for the development of the Capital Market in Ghana, among others.
Mr Ofori-Atta underscored the important role of SEC to the future of Ghana’s economic transformation and to making it an attractive hub for investors.
The minister thanked members of the reconstituted Board for their commitment and urged them to deliver remarkable results on key initiatives to help transform the Ghanaian Capital Market.