Martin Kwame Awagah

Ghana FinTech and Payments Association

Martin Kwame Awagah, the President of the Ghana FinTech and Payments Association, the official advocacy and mouthpiece institution of the fintech and digital payments fraternity in Ghana, championing the regulatory landscape and innovative solutions across the country, has been nominated to represent the institution on the AFN board. 

Martin is a highly experienced Digital Economy Specialist and FinTech Expert with over 12 years of expertise in economic research, governance, public policy, financial inclusion, international development, and project management. He is recognized for his contributions to the advancement of financial technologies (fintechs) and digital/mobile payment institutions in Ghana. Martin holds key leadership positions and plays a pivotal role in promoting financial technology innovation, knowledge sharing, and capacity building within the fintech ecosystem.

Martin is also the Chief of Staff of PayInc Ghana Limited, as well as a Consultant on fintech development through his firm, ARKEL LIMITED.