Board and Executive Members

Matilda Asante-Asiedu

Matilda Asante-Asiedu is a Senior Manager and Head of the Exclusive Banking at Access Bank Ghana Plc. Her portfolio spans Private Banking, Women Banking as well as Embassies and NGO’s. 
Prior to her appointment as Head of Exclusive Banking, Matilda worked as the Head of Corporate Communications and Brand Management at the Bank for five years where she managed the Bank’s reputation through integrated marketing and communication strategies. Under her leadership, the Bank built enormous brand value and grew to become one of the most respected banks in the industry winning many awards including “Best Bank for Corporate Social Responsibility” twice and the coveted “Bank of the Year” award in 2013. In October 2013, she won the Extra Mile award by Woman 2.1 Summit for achievements in Communications and Media.

She has over a decade’s experience in Media, working as Managing Editor and News
Anchor at JOY FM, Ghana’s most influential private radio station. She also hosted Ghana’s flagship current affairs programmes AGENDA on TV3 and NEWSFILE on Multi-Media’s JOY NEWS channel, on JOYFM and Online. She won many awards including Local on Air Campaign for the BBC Africa Radio Awards in 2007, and the Best News Reporting (Radio) award of the Ghana Journalists Association in the same year. During her years of journalism practice Matilda contributed articles to BBC’s Focus on Africa Magazine and co-produced several documentaries for the World Service.
Matilda’s love for media saw her return to night time television as host of TV3’s current affairs programme AGENDA between 2015/2016 and won the CIMG television progamme of the year in 2016.

Matilda has served in many capacities where her contributions and insights have facilitated the development of the media landscape in Ghana.  She has been involved in several programs and initiatives directed at shaping national and social policies as well as responsible corporate behavior.
Her portfolio on Women Banking ensures Matilda collaborates with Women Organizations in Public and Private Sector Institutions, religious organizations and entrepreneurial groups to inspire, empower and connect women to opportunities.

Matilda is a fellow of the Wharton School of Executive Management, Les Aspin School for Governance USA, Africa Media Forum and the One World Broadcast Trust in the UK. She holds an MA in Media Studies from the Cardiff University and a Diploma in Communications from the Ghana Institute of Journalism.