REV. DANIEL OGBARMEY TETTEH

Director-General

Rev. Daniel Ogbarmey Tetteh is currently the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Ghana, and Chairman of the West Africa Securities Regulators Association (WASRA). He is also the Chairman of the Ghana Investments and Securities Institute, a member of the Board of the National Pensions Regulatory Authority and a member of the Financial Stability Advisory Council in Ghana.

His working experience has revolved around lecturing and investment banking. Rev. Tetteh spent over twenty (20) years in investment banking with Databank Group where he played various roles including Head of Asset Management and Head of Research. Rev. lectured briefly in Marketing at the University of Ghana Business School from 1996 to 1998 and was also a facilitator in a Case Study in a Corporate Finance class at the Harvard Business School in 2008.

He also served as Vice President (2013-2017) on the Governing Council of the Ghana Securities Industry Association (GSIA). Rev. is very passionate about financial literacy and has been a regular speaker at various seminars held in workplaces, town halls, universities/training colleges, and churches throughout all regions of Ghana. He has written two books including a bestseller titled ‘31 Days To Financial Independence’ and other several articles to his credit.

Rev. Tetteh holds a B.Sc. in Administration (Management option) with first-class honours and an MBA (Marketing) from the University of Ghana Business School. He also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Corporate Finance and Management from Sorbonne University, Paris, and an honorary doctorate in Management and Christian Leadership from the International Christian University.

Rev. Daniel Ogbarmey Tetteh is the Senior Pastor of New Creation Chapel Int., a charismatic church headquartered in Accra.

MRS DEBORAH MAWUSE AGYEMFRA

Deputy Director-General Legal

Deborah is a Barrister-at-law and has to her credit over 21 years of professional experience from Ghanaian and multinational Institutions. She was called to the Bar in the UK (Inner Temple) and Ghana in the years 2000 and 2001 respectively.

Deborah worked with international organizations overseeing activities in Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and the Gambia. Subsequently, she joined Fugar and Co. as an Associate. She also worked with eProcess (a member of the Ecobank group) as a Legal Officer and was later appointed as Head of Compliance with additional responsibility for Corporate Social Responsibility.

Prior to her appointment as Deputy Director-General, Legal, she served as Head of Legal and Company Secretary within the financial sector (Banking, Insurance, Fund Management and Pensions.)

Deborah holds an MBA and LLB from the University of Leicester, England and a Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Legal Skills from City University & Inns of Court School Law, England. In addition, Deborah has a Qualifying Certificate issued by the General Legal Council of Ghana. She is also a Certified Compliance Officer and a member of the International Bar Association.

Deborah is a Board Member of the SEC, Office of the Registrar of Companies and West Africa Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens, Department of Biochemistry, University of Ghana. She is also a Guest Facilitator for the GIMPA Law Faculty, Legal Ethics Training Course.

MR. PAUL ABABIO

Deputy Director-General Finance

Paul has over 10 years of financial services experience with particular reference to commercial and investment banking. He was an Associate Director with Standard Chartered Bank, managing international corporate accounts in Mining, Manufacturing, Energy, and Transportation. Mr. Ababio began his career in Risk Management with JPMorgan Chase & Co. and later specialised in recapitalisation transactions, leveraged buyouts, and credit analysis for asset management firms. He has extensive experience in stress testing, portfolio development, and optimization, Human Resources, and negotiations.

Mr. Ababio holds a BA in Economics and French from Franklin & Marshall College and an MBA in Financial Instruments and Strategy from New York University’s Stern School of Business.