Philip Abradu-Otoo - Member

Philip Abradu-Otoo is an Economist with track record in Policy Analysis and Implementation at Bank of Ghana and International Monetary Fund and has over 30 years’ experience in the banking industry. Mr. Abradu-Otoo was employed by Bank of Ghana as an Analyst and Research Officer to assist the Research Department. He was later appointed as a Desk Economist at the Central Bank and then as Head, Special Studies Unit at the Research Department. Through hard work, he was promoted to the position of Director of Research, a position he currently holds. He also served as an Economist and Advisor at the Office of the Executive Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF). As the Director of Research, Mr. Abradu-Otoo is currently working on understanding the transmission mechanism of Monetary and Fiscal Policies in selected West African Countries.

He is a member of the Bank of Ghana’s Monetary Policy Committee and serves on various boards including, Ghana Statistical Service, National Pension Regulatory Commission, Ghana Tourism Development Corporation, and Ghana Export Promotion Authority.  He joined the Board of ARB Apex Bank PLC in March 2020 as the Representative of the Bank of Ghana.

Mr. Abradu-Otoo holds a Master of Science in Economics from University of Warwick, UK, and Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Statistics from University of Ghana. He has undertaken several courses and attended several training programmes including; Macroeconomic Analysis, Monetary Policy Analysis and Applied Economics.