Mr. Ekow Afedzie, is currently the Managing Director of the Ghana Stock Exchange and a member of the Council (Board) of the Exchange. He was educated at the University of Ghana, Legon, where he obtained a master’s degree in business administration, (MBA) and a Master of Arts degree (MA) in Economic Policy Management.  He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB) from Mountcrest University College.  He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana. 

He joined the Ghana Stock Exchange in 1990 when it was established and has served as the Head of Marketing, Research and Systems, then the General Manager before becoming the Deputy Managing Director of the Exchange and a member of its Council or Board in 2009. He was appointed Managing Director effective January 1, 2020.

Mr. Afedzie is a member of the Executive Committee of the African Securities Exchange Association (ASEA). He serves on the Boards of the Central Securities Depository (CSD) Ghana Limited, the Ghana Investment and Securities Institute Limited. He is also a member of the Governing Committee of Ghana Fixed Income Market (GFIM) and the Ghana Alternative Market (GAX).

Mr. Ekow Afedzie is a member of the Governing Council of the Ghana Securities Industry Association (GSIA).