Emmanuel Alex Y Asiedu is the Managing Director of STANLIB Ghana Limited. Prior to this he held lead responsibility for Ecobank’s investment management portfolio where his team managed retail and institutional portfolios. Alex has played a key role in the development of the capital market in Ghana, setting up investment funds and providing advocacy for global standards locally.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Ghana, Legon and a Master’s degree from Queen’s University in Canada. A member of the CFA institute, the global organization at the leading edge of investment management practice, Alex is also a Yale World Fellow and a Private Investors for Africa (PIA) fellow.
He is currently the president of the Ghana Securities Industry Association, the umbrella body for capital market operators in Ghana and a Vice President of the CFA Society, Ghana.
Alex is passionate about bringing about change in Africa and is involved in a number of social impact programmes and that aim at creating positive health and educational outcomes. He has lectured as an adjunct at Ashesi University, a leading Ghanaian university and works with the Share Foundation, a local not-for-profit that supports the educational needs of Ghanaian children. He is a Trustee of the Gaede Foundation supporting local communities with educational and health grants and providing start-up funding for micro-businesses. He also serves on the international advisory board of the West African Centre for Cell Biology and Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP).