Carl Ashie is a payment expert who has worked extensively in the telecom industry over the last 13 years in Ghana. He managed the deployment of various Value Added services such as voice SMS and content SMS services as well as project managed the launch of the first Terrestrial Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (TDMB) service in Africa.
He directly led the deployments of Airtel Money and Vodafone Cash and has consulted for various payment service providers in Ghana and beyond. His strength lies in the development of payment services for the unbanked and financially excluded.
He holds a Computer Science bachelor’s degree from KNUST and a Master of Science degree from the University of Liverpool. He also holds a post graduate diploma in MIS from GIMPA.
He is currently the head of Mobile Financial Services at GCB Bank, and a member of the Operations working group of the Ghana National Payments Council.