Financial Authority Partner Profile:

Bank of Ghana

About Bank of Ghana


The Bank of Ghana (BoG) is the central bank of Ghana. It is located in Accra and was formed in 1957. The bank is active in developing financial inclusion policy and is a member of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion.

Project Sponsor

Dr. Johnson Asiama

Second Deputy Governor

Dr Asiama joined the Bank in 1996 and he has served in various departments such as Banking Supervision Department, the Financial Markets Department, the Research Department and the Governors Department. 

Before his appointment as a Deputy Governor, Dr. Asiama was the Assistant Director at the Economics Department of the Bank where he coordinated the work of the Monetary Policy Committee and supported the work of the Governors directly.




Project Lead

Francis Blankson

Head of Financial Stability

Francis Blankson is leading a team that is mandated to ensure that potential risks to the efficient functioning of Ghana’s financial system are identified at an early stage and proposals made of remedial actions for any recognized vulnerabilities.

His team also develops, assesses and researches on tools that facilitate financial system surveillance. Francis Blankson also reports periodically to the Board of Directors of the Bank of Ghana on the state of Ghana’s financial system. Previously, he was providing technical support to the Monetary Policy Committee (2002 – 2010).