- Access Bank Plc
- DataPro Ltd
- First Bank Plc
- Sterling Bank Plc
- Zenith Bank Plc
Mr Pattison Binadeigha is the Group Chief Conduct and Compliance Officer of Access Bank PLC.
He is an astute banking professional with over 24 years’ experience and expertise in AML/CFT Compliance, regulatory compliance, Internal Control, Internal Audit, monitoring of IT Governance, Financial Control and Banking operations amongst others. Pattison commenced his banking career with Citibank and served the bank for thirteen years in different capacities.
Mr Pattison Binadeigha is a graduate of University of Nigeria, Nsukka. An Alumnus of INSEAD and London Business School Executive, Harvard Business School and IMD programmes.
He bagged numerous professional Certifications with different professional bodies including the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Chartered Institute Of Taxation Of Nigeria, Chartered Institute Of Bankers Of Nigeria, Information Systems Audit And Control Association (ISACA) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), Certified Anti-money Laundering specialist (CAMS), Governance of Enterprise Information Technology (CGEIT) and Certified Risk Management Assurance (CRMA).
Currently, Pattison manages the leadership of different bodies including; Committee of Chief Compliance Officers of Banks in Nigeria (CCCOBIN), Compliance Institute, Nigeria, Working Committee of the Convention on Business Integrity (CBi) and he is also a member of the Nigeria Electronic Fraud Forum (NeFF).
In year 2015, Mr Pattison won different awards from different professional bodies including; ACAMS Nigeria Chapter, ACFE Nigeria Chapter.
Mr. Isah is, a Certified AML/CFT Specialist, a Certified Fraud Examiner and a seasoned Bank Examiner of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
His work life, spanning over twenty-five (25) years, has been mostly in the financial service industry. He worked in a merchant Bank, a commercial bank, and as a financial regulator with the Banking Supervision and Financial Policy & Regulation Departments of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
As an employee of the CBN, he undertook AML/CFT Functions and was instrumental in the development and issuance of several AML/CFT regulatory tools, Regulations and policies for compliance by the financial institutions under the regulatory purview of the CBN. These include, The CBN AML/CFT Regulation, 2009 (amended in 2011 and 2013); The CBN AML/CFT RBS Framework, 2011; Amendment of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act, 2011; Amendment of The Terrorism Prevention Act, 2011; Off-Site AML/CFT Risk Assessment Tools (ORAT), and The CBN AML/CFT RBS Examiners’ Manual.
He played a key role in the Mutual Evaluation Exercise of Nigeria in 2007 and the country’s eventual removal, on 18th October, 2013, from the Financial Action Task Force’s Grey-List of countries that have not made appreciable progress in their AML/CFT regimes.
Mr. Isah is also Co-Chair, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) Nigeria Chapter and founding Vice President, Board of Trustees of the Compliance Institute of Nigeria.
Mr. Isah is currently working on Nigeria’s ML/FT National Risk Assessment (NRA) Exercise as the Chairman of the “Banking Sector Vulnerability” Working Group.
Oluyemisi Olukoya has over 24 years of diverse experience in banking, having worked in various areas including Consumer and Commercial Banking Group (CCBG), Wealth Management, Private Banking, Branch Banking, Remittances and Compliance. She is presently a Principal Partner, Legal Bay (Law Firm).
She joined Ecobank Nigeria as Branch Manager, Ajose-Adeogun Branch in April 2008 and later became the Country Head, Remittances from May 2009 to June 2010. She was redeployed to Compliance as Country Head, Compliance for Ecobank Nigeria in June 2010 and functioned successfully in that capacity from June 2010 till May, 2015. She was appointed as the Ombudsman (Chief Complaints Manager) for Ecobank Nigeria in May, 2015, up till February, 2016. She is presently the Principal Partner, Legal Bay (Law Firm).
Prior to joining Ecobank Nigeria Limited, she worked with First Bank of Nigeria Plc from 2001 to March, 2008; and also worked at Stanbic Merchant Bank from 1998 – 2001 as Manager, Private Bank where she was charged with the sole responsibility of setting up the Private Banking Unit in a Merchant Bank.
Her banking career started with Citibank Nigeria in 1993 where she worked in various capacities till 1998 with the Commercial and Consumer Banking Group (CCBG) and with the Citibank Private Bank.
Oluyemisi is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, (C.A.M.S), Florida, U.S.A. She holds a Masters of Law Degree (LL.M ) from the University of London (2016) and another Master of Law (LL.M) degree from the University of Lagos (2008); a Bachelor of Law (LL.B) degree from the University of Lagos; a Barrister of Law (B.L.) from the Nigerian Law School and a B.A. (Hons) History from the Lagos State University. She is at present a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), International Bar Association (IBA) and the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (A.C.A.M.S), Florida, U.S.A. She is presently the Chairman, Membership Committee.
Founder and Managing Director of DataPro Limited, Nigeria’s first indigenous AML/CFT Compliance and Training Firm
In 1995, he together with other like-minds established DataPro with the mission of providing solutions, knowledge, skills, information and data for all end-users in their pursuit of mitigating and managing compliance and business risks.
Abimbola is today regarded as a trail-brazier within the AML/CFT community in Nigeria having initiated the first AML/CFT Compliance Stakeholders Summit in 2006.
Since the inception of the Committee of Chief Compliance Officers of Banks in Nigeria (CCCoBIN) in 2007, Abimbola has served as one of the two development partners.
With his deep-rooted holistic and international understanding of AML/CFT gold standards, Abimbola has been a torch-bearer in efforts at domesticating and internalizing AML/CFT policies, programs, process, principles and procedures in Nigeria and other West African countries.
He is presently the Chairman Partnership & Communications Committee.
Adeyemi Oluyinka Ogunmoyela. Academic qualifications: B.Sc, Msc; FCA. Experience: Banking operations, Credit & Marketing, Internal Audit, Risk Management (25years Banking experience)
Previous Roles: chief Internal Auditor, Head Consumer Banking operations, Operations Manager etc Previous Institutions: FCMB, Standard Chartered Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank. Current institution: First Bank
Femi Jaiyeola is a Big 4’ trained Chartered Accountant with over 20 years experience in the Financial Services Industry of which over 6 years was with global financial institutions (CitiGroup and Barclays Bank) based in the UK. His experience covers Risk Management, Banking Operations, Business Advisory, Internal Audit, External Audit and Compliance with exposure to the financial services industry across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
He is currently a General Manager and the Chief Compliance Officer of Sterling Bank Plc with responsibility for establishing and maintaining the Bank’s Compliance Management Program and providing independent and objective advice on compliance issues/concerns across the Bank.
Prior to joining Sterling Bank, he was the Head of Audit for Nigeria and West Africa Cluster at Standard Chartered Bank where he was responsible for providing oversight, guidance and leadership to the Nigeria and West Africa audit function.
Also, Femi was a Vice President in the Internal Audit function of Citigroup, London where he was responsible for the direct supervision of internal audit activities in Citibank businesses across West Africa, and managing assurance activity across Europe, Middle East and Africa.
He also worked in the internal audit function of Barclays Bank, London where he was responsible for the executing and managing assurance activity for Barclays Corporate Bank and Barclays Group Support Functions.
Prior to relocating to the UK in 2005, Femi was the Head of Internal Control and Compliance at Bond Bank, Nigeria and also worked with Arthur Andersen (now KPMG), Citibank Nigeria and United Bank for Africa, Nigeria.
Femi is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), a Certified Information Systems Auditor and a member of the Board of Audit, Investigations and Forensic Accounting Faculty of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Masters degree in Finance and Investment from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
He has a proven track record in providing best in class assurance services, stakeholder management and developing talent. Femi is an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence stakeholders.
Uyoyou Ewhe is the Head, Regulatory Intelligence & Enquiries in Access Bank Plc, a full service commercial Bank operating through a network of about 366 branches and service outlets located in major centres across Nigeria, Sub Saharan Africa and the United Kingdom.
He also had a distinguished banking career in Guaranty Trust Bank where he functioned in Systems & Control department prior to joining Access Bank in 2003.
Uyoyou Ewhe obtained his first degree from the University of Lagos in 1994 and Masters in Business Administration from the Lagos State University in 2008 specializing in Financial Management. He is CAMS certified and a member of other professional bodies in the financial sector.
He was one of the members of working group that gave birth to the Committee Of Chief Compliance Officers of Banks in Nigeria (CCCOBIN) forum in April 2007. Uyoyou Ewhe has undertaken various trainings both in Nigeria and abroad, one of which is at the Wharton Business School in Pennyslavia, USA.
Isioma Gogo-Anazodo is a graduate of Botany from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, a Chartered Accountant, a seasoned Auditor, a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist. She has over 24 years working experience, four of which were spent in a Reputable Firm of Chartered Accountants and twenty in the financial services industry.
Beginning as an Internal Control Officer, she rose to become the Chief Compliance Officer of one of the leading banks in the Country. She has been involved in a number of training programs, delivering papers for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Risk Managers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN). She was an executive member of the Committee of Chief Compliance Officers of Banks in Nigeria (CCCOBIN) where she has successfully organized and hosted an international conference. She is a Trustee of the Compliance Institute, Nigeria and presently the Chairman, Education & Programs Committee of the Institute.
She is also an Entrepreneur, building an international business.
Mr. Olurotimi Muraino Omotayo was the Chief Compliance Officer of Skye Bank Plc for over 3 years from March 2012 to June 2015 and the pioneer Head of Branch Operations for over 6 years January 2006 to February 2012. He is presently the Group Head, Internal Control of the Bank. He had previously worked in Ogun State Housing Corporation, Gateway Bank Plc and the EIB International Bank Plc.
Mr. Omotayo has vast experience in Finance, Accounting, Compliance and Internal Control functions. He has almost 30 years work experience with about 25 years spent in the Nigerian Banking Sector.
A graduate of Banking & Finance, he has attended several local and foreign courses and seminars. He is a Fellow of the following Institutes: Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN). He is also a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMs).
He is presently the Chairman, Research Committee of the Compliance Institute.
A 1985 bachelor’s degree graduate in Business Administration, Mr. Akachukwu also holds the Masters Degree in Finance and Banking (1990), HSCIB and CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) Certifications. He started his career in the financial services industry at the Central Bank of Nigeria where he worked for over twelve years in the Finance & Accounts, the then Computer Services Department and Bank Examination Departments. A seasoned financial and IT systems auditor, who led several teams of examiners to licensed banks and finance companies in Nigeria. While at the CBN, Humphrey attended all the qualifying bank examiners’ courses in Nigeria and other related courses in Europe and North America.
He joined Diamond Bank Limited in 1998, and was confirmed Chief Inspector of the Bank in 1999 from where he rose to become the Chief Compliance Officer and Headed the Compliance & Audit Division for well over a decade until early retirement in mid-2012. In Diamond Bank, he attended several local and overseas courses on Fraud and Financial Crimes Prevention as well as Corporate Security Strategies. He is both a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) and external faculty member of both the Chartered Institute of Banks in Nigeria and Financial Institutions Training Centre, where he facilitates on the Institutes’ courses in Financial Crime Prevention, Internal Control and Effective Branch Management programmes. He is also an alumnus of Elkins Marine Training International. Humphrey was a member of the Legislative Dialogue Committee that midwifed the current Economic and Financial Crimes Act and is a well-known lecturer on Anti-Money Laundering subject. He is a foundation member and a Trustee of the Committee of Chief Compliance Officers of Banks in Nigeria. He believes that ‘the success of a man should not only be measured by his personal wealth but by the number of persons, he has made successful’.
He is currently the MD/CEO of Summerville Bureau de Change Limited, Cougar Security Services Limited and Gasville Nigeria Limited, an LPG dispensing company.
Mr. Akachukwu is a registered ADB Individual Consultant on AML/CFT Initiatives.
Marvis Kofi Iboje is the Chief Compliance Officer of Zenith Bank and a General Manager of the Bank. Prior to this position, he served as the immediate past Managing Director of Zenith Bank Gambia Limited.
He joined the services of Zenith Bank in September 1992 and has served meritoriously in various capacities from Treasury Department, Corporate Banking to Branch Management at the Oba Akran and Eric Moore branches of the bank. He was a former Group Head of the Up-Country Credit Department and also supervised the Foreign Subsidiaries Department of Zenith Bank.
He has attended various management programmes such as Negotiation Skills in Oxford University; Leading Change and Organizational Renewal in Harvard Business School; Performance Management at the Lagos Business School, and Strategic Management of Bank Services also at the Lagos Business School.
Mr. Iboje holds a Master’s Degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Benin and is a Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA)
Mr. Opeyemi Rotimi Adojutelegan is a lawyer by training. He was in legal practise for a few years after being called to the Nigerian Bar and thereafter moved to the banking industry in 2002. In his time in the banking industry, he has garnered vast experience working in the Legal and Company Secretariat function; Risk Management function and the Compliance function respectively.
Works with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). She’s a pioneer staff of the agency and has held various positions in NDLEA awards which are:
Coordinator Abuja Liason Services
NDLEA Commander FCT
Director of Training and Manpower Development
She’s currently the Director of Assets and Financial Investigation. She served on board of EFCC and NAFDAC as a board member representing NDLEA.
She’s a lawyer by profession and was called to Bar in 1986. She’s a distinguished member of the prestigious National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru.
Chief Phillips Ogbonna Okoro is the Managing Partner of The Uppercares Gideonite Consult, a Management & Financial Consultancy Services firm.
He retired from the services of The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) in August 2015 after serving at the Institute for over 14 years in different capacities. He was, at various times, the Zonal Coordinator (South/East & South/South) and Head of various units, including Training, Consultancy and Internal Audit & Compliance of the Institute.
Prior to his employment at CIBN, Phillips had worked briefly at Sarjim Nigeria Limited as The Chief Internal Auditor of the organization and in Union Bank Plc (UBN), where he worked for almost 20 years (1976 – 1995). He joined the Bank as a clerk and rose to Management level in various departments of the bank including Branch Management and Internal Audit department of the bank.
Chief Phillips obtained his first and second degrees (all in Banking & Finance) in 2004 & 2006 from University of Port Harcourt and Imo State University, Owerri respectively.
The Banking and Finance expert, is a fellow of various professional bodies including; The Chartered Institute of Bankers (2010), Chartered Institute of Finance and Control of Nigeria (2012) and an Institute of Internal Auditors.
Phillips O Okoro has attended several courses, training programmes and workshops both at local and International levels on General Financial Management, Anti-Money Laundering, Management Auditing, Train the Trainers on Micro Finance Banks Certification etc.