Nii Sowa

  • Country Director, Ghana
  • International Growth Centre


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Country directors


Nii Sowa was, until recently, the Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Ghana. Trained as an economist, he has had several years of experience as lecturer, researcher, and policy analyst. He has served as an economic consultant to several international organizations including the World Bank, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, the American USAID, the Canadian CIDA, and the British DfID. In 1997, Nii Sowa was named by the World Bank as the First Michael Bruno Fellow for his research contributions to understanding and managing inflation. Earlier, in 1991, his work on Monetary Control in Ghana had won the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences best academic article award. Nii Sowa has published widely in academic journals and books, mostly in the areas of Money and Banking and Economic Policy Management issues. Nii Sowa has been a member of the Bank of Ghana's Monetary Policy Committee since its inception in 2002.