MR. EKOW AFEDZIE, is currently the Deputy Managing Director of the Ghana Stock Exchange and also a member of the Council (Board) of the Exchange. He was educated at the University of Ghana, Legon, where he obtained a Masters Degree in Business Administration, (MBA) in 1989 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.

Mr. Afedzie is a former Vice President of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) and a member of the Executive Committee of ASEA.   He serves on the Board of the Central Securities Depository (CSD) Ghana Ltd., the Ghana Alternative Market (GAX) Governing Committee and the Ghana Investment and Securities Institute Ltd. He is a member of the Governing Committee of Ghana Fixed Income Market (GFIM) and also that of the Management Committee of the Business School of the University of Ghana.