Martin Kwame Awagah

Martin Kwame Awagah

Director ACMS




Martin Kwame Awagah is an Economist and Financial Analyst with 10+ years’ experience in economic research, governance, public policy, financial inclusion, international development and project management. He is a former staff of the Ministry of Finance where he worked extensively on the GIFMIS Oracle Budget Module (Hyperion), payment of salary arrears, government budgets and programs.

Presently, he is the Lead Management Consultant at the firm, ARKEL LIMITED, a fintech management and research consortium, with operations in Africa and the Caribbean, where he works on financial technologies (fintech) and financial inclusion advisory services, public financial management (PFM), project management and business development.

As a passionate professional on the potentialities of financial technologies propelling financial inclusion and serving the last mile, essentially in Africa and the Caribbean, Martin has contributed immensely at various local and international fora. He introduced the Ghana Fintech Outlook project to educate and disseminate information on the benefits of a digitally inclusive economy, among other technologically-driven projects he is spearheading.

He holds a master’s degree in Economics from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Central University and a certificate in Public Sector Finance Management (PSFM) from the University of Ghana Business School.


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