Clara B. Arthur
Co-founder & Director
Clara B. Arthur is a Financial Technology Professional with over 15+years’ experience across the Financial Services and Technology Industry in Ghana. She was recently named among the 20 Most Influential Fintech Leaders in Ghana. Clara is passionate about financial inclusion and has spent the past decade rolling out solutions that truly create inclusion for the unbanked and underserved communities in Ghana. Clara’s contributions to Ghana’s financial inclusion drive spans from product development to policy formulation& implementation. She has also served on several boards and committees in Ghana, including the Board of the Bank of Ghana and the Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund (GIIF).
Clara is currently a Financial Sector expert with CGAP, a think tank within the World Bank focusing on Financial Inclusion and how Digital Financial Services can transform economies.
Prior to joining CGAP, she was the General Manager for Business Development at the Ghana Interbank Payment & Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) where she led the product development team and coordinated the deployment of electronic payment platforms for the banked and unbanked. She also worked with Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited as Head of IT Business, Head of e-banking and also as Transaction Banking Sales Manager. She also worked with e-process, the Ecobank group Operations and Technology arm, as Head of ATM and Card Technology where key among her achievements was the Ecobank Group Switch’s integration to 3rd party switches like Nedbank of South Africa.
Clara is passionate about using digital financial services to enable financial inclusion for all in Ghana and beyond.