Sigma Risk Managing Director
Senior financial crime advisor and professional trainer holding proven history of delivering global scale projects for multinational financial institutions. Selective projects include global policy gap analysis, thematic reviews, enterprise risk assessments, financial crime advisory assignments and design of bespoke financial crime training modules for a global investment bank and delivered across Europe, Asia and Africa.
External faculty member of International Compliance Association (ICA) delivering ICA diploma classes across jurisdictions. Public speaker as SME on financial crime compliance. Recent projects include delivery of TBML Masterclasses at GTR Conference (London), GCTF Conference (Prague) and series of masterclasses delivered in West Africa attended by over 200 participants from central banks, regional banks and domestic banks in Africa.
Sigma Risk Independent Advisor
Ex-Big 4 partner (Deloitte and PwC) now Senior Financial crime advisor and consultant to financial services businesses combining subject matter expertise in Anti-Money laundering, sanctions, Anti-Bribery and Corruption with 20+ years’ experience of the application of technology to business change.
Last 14+ years focused solely on financial crime; including interim roles as head of financial crime, deputy GMLRO and head of audit for financial crime plus multiple projects covering Sanctions and AML risk assessments, optimising and enhancing transaction monitoring and sanctions screening systems and supporting large-scale financial crime transformation programmes. I have led financial crime projects in the UK, USA, South Africa and across Europe.
Sigma Risk Representative West Africa
Adeola Azeez is a seasoned banker with over 30 years of professional experience and is a Gender and Financial Inclusion leader in the area of Development Finance. In her former role as the Deputy Country Representative for Deutsche Bank in Nigeria, Adeola supported the bank’s business by enhancing connectivity with clients in the region, leading and advising business leaders on various business projects and transactions.
She successfully guided local financial institutions in building and sustaining several business projects. She holds significant experience in Governance and Compliance. Adeola is a Co-Founder & Trustee of Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ), a leading female non- governmental Organization with global affiliations.