Mrs. Elly Ohene-Adu has nearly four decades of experience in central banking and financial services having worked with the Bank of Ghana where she specialized in payment system policy design, implementation and oversight. She is a Digital Financial Services specialist with expertise in Financial Services, Payment Systems Regulation and Oversight, and Financial Inclusion policy formulation. As consultant, Elly has worked with the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), Bankable Frontiers and Associates (BFA), Better Than Cash Alliance (BTCA) and Central Banking Publications Limited (CBP). She serves on panels by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), the Smart Campaign and SWIFT. As passionate subject matter expert on financial inclusion, she has had speaking engagement with AFI, CPFI, CFI-Accion and BTCA amongst other. She’s also a member of the board of GhIPSS and Afb/Letshego Limited.
Mrs. Ohene-Adu is a member of the Financial Inclusion Forum Africa and the Chair of National Advisory Council. Elly has an MBA from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, a Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Financial Services from Boston University, and a BA Hons in Economics and English from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.