Kwame Adu-Darkwa is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer with oversight of the Finance and Administration Division of the Bank. He is a banker with over 15 years multi-faceted experience in the financial services sector. Prior to joining the Bank, Kwame was Co-Head of Single Stock Delta 1 at Avalon Capital Markets LLP, London, United Kingdom providing advisory and execution services to Institutional clients. He was concurrently advising Richmond Park Partners on Sub-Saharan Africa agricultural commodity transactions.
Kwame has extensive experience in capital markets covering institutional clients in sales and risk management roles.
He joined Natixis’ Credit Relative Value in Paris, France where he distributed fixed income products including repos, asset swaps and CDs with combined desk daily money market volumes reaching €11billion. After the 2008 crisis, he joined JP Morgan in London where he was the lead Analyst, writing JP Morgan’s 2009 Emerging Markets Treasury Risk Assessment Report presented to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). He was then approached by Barclays Capital to join their Award winning Credit Flow Team also in London, United Kingdom.
Kwame is a product of the Universite Blaise-Pascale (France), ESC Clermont Graduate School of Management (France) and the London Business School (UK).
Ghana Export-Import (GEXIM) Bank is the principal export Finance institution of the Government of Ghana. GEXIM aims to become a strong financial institution that will be a key engine in the development of Ghana’s export trade, facilitate cross border trade and make Ghana a pillar in regional and continental trade. The Ghana Export-Import Bank (GEXIM) was launched to bolster the Government of Ghana’s quest for a feasible and sustainable export-led economy. The objectives of the Bank are to: Support and develop directly or indirectly trade between Ghana and other countries and build Ghana’s capacity and competitiveness in the international market place.