Board and Executive Members

Matilda Asante-Asiedu

Matilda Asante-Asiedu is a multi-skilled corporate leader with a proven track record of success in Retail Banking, Strategic Marketing  Communications , Corporate Reputation Management, Governmental Relations, and Journalism. She is currently the Group Head, Retail Banking at Access Bank Ghana Plc.

Her portfolio spans individual customers and segments including M/SME’s, the High Net-worth, Consumer Finance, and Bancassurance. She oversees the Bank’s award-winning financial inclusion strategy for Women known as the W Initiative, which has won many international and local awards including the 2020 “Global Financial Inclusion Award” from the renowned Banker Magazine.

Prior to her appointment as Group Head for Retail Banking in July 2017, Matilda was the Head of Exclusive Banking, where she led the execution and promotion of the Bank’s strategy for women. She also managed the Bank’s Embassies and NGO’s portfolios as well as Private Banking, all of which form part of her current Portfolio.

Between May 2010 and June 2015, Matilda worked as Head of Corporate Communications and Brand Management. With her expertise in Corporate Reputation Management and Stakeholder Engagement she managed the Bank’s reputation and spear headed community investments that led to the Bank winning multiple awards including Best Bank in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability for 2012, 2013 and 2015.

Before joining the Bank, Matilda was one of the most influential Journalists in Ghana, shaping political and socio-economic discourse in Ghana’s critical decade of consolidating multi-party constitutional rule, between 1997 to 2009.

She worked as a consultant/specialist to several international organizations, including the World Bank and DFID on communicating results of various development initiatives in Ghana and abroad.

In 2019, she was listed among the top 100 Inspirational Women in Africa by Glitz Africa and Crown Women Rising.