Group Head of Retail Banking
Access Bank (Ghana) Ltd
Matilda Asante-Asiedu is an Assistant General Manager and Group Head of Retail Banking at Access Bank Ghana Plc. Her portfolio spans Private Banking, Women Banking and Retail Banking.
Prior to her appointment as Group Head of Retail Banking, Matilda worked as the Head of Exclusive Banking and Head of Corporate Communications and Brand Management at the Bank. She managed Retail, Private banking and the Bank’s reputation through integrated marketing 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.
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 and contributed articles to BBC’s Focus on Africa. 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.
Matilda has served in many capacities where her contributions and insights have facilitated the development of the media landscape in Ghana.
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.