Ghana Deposit Protection Corporation (GDPC), Ghana

About GDPC

The Ghana Deposit Protection Scheme was established by the Ghana Deposit Protection Act (2016), Act 931. Portions of Act 931 were amended in 2018 by the Ghana Deposit Protection (Amendment) Act (2018), Act 968 (Act 931 as amended is referred to as the GDP Act). The Ghana Deposit Protection Scheme became operational on 30th September 2019, and is managed by the Ghana Deposit Protection Corporation (GDPC).

If the licence of a bank or specialised deposit taking institution (SDI) is revoked by the Bank of Ghana (BoG), and BoG chooses a payout to depositors as a resolution option, GDPC shall be required to compensate insured depositors of the failed bank or SDI up to the limits specified by the GDP Act.


To be a reliable and efficient deposit protection scheme that is responsive to the needs of the depositor.


To build and sustain confidence in the banking system by ensuring protection and making prompt payment to the depositor.

Core values

  • Teamwork - We provide an environment of open communication, collaboration and support each other in our work.
  • Results-Oriented - We set clear objectives knowing which results are important and focus our resources to achieve them.
  • Responsiveness - We are proactive in our work, anticipating the needs of the industry and coming up with innovative solutions.
  • Integrity - We exhibit consistent moral and ethical standards, striving to do the right thing and treating relationships well.
  • Professionalism - We are highly competent and skilled and demonstrate excellence and confidentiality in our work.

GDPC Key Stakeholders

Mrs. Pearl Esua-Mensah
Dr. Ernest Addison
Chief Executive Officer
Board Chairman and
Non-Executive Director


List of Board Members

  • Dr. Ernest Addison, Board Chairman and Non-Executive Director
  • Mrs. Pearl Esua-Mensah, Chief Executive Officer
  • Mr. Andy Mensah, Non-Executive Director
  • Dr. Daniel Seddoh, Non-Executive Director
  • Bishop Mrs. Patricia Sappor, Non-Executive Director
  • Mrs. Grace Mbrokoh-Ewoal, Non-Executive Director
  • Mr. George Amissah Jnr, Non-Executive Director


Names, titles and contacts of Executive Management Members/Heads of Departments

 Mrs. Pearl Esua-Mensah  Chief Executive Officer
 Kwesi Attobrah  Head of Operations and IT
 Daniel Gaikpah  Head of Finance
 Emmanuel Asare  Head of Risk and Strategy
 Sandra Elizabeth Baffoe-   Bonnie Anaman  Head of Legal


Contact information

  • Physical address : 1st Floor, Cedi House, 1 Liberia Road, Accra
  • Phone Number : +233 302 739 656
  • Email address :