Adesola Yewande Okafor

Adesola Yewande Okafor (Membership Director 2) is currently an Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Analyst Lead for Chipper Cash, a venture-capital-backed FINTECH company that builds software to enable free and instant Peer-to-peer Cross-border payments in Africa and Europe.

Adesola oversees a multi-cultural team and consolidates the outcome of diverse complex transaction monitoring, fraud investigations and sanction compliance. She is also a Subject Matter Expert in Cryptocurrency investigations and compliance for Chipper.

Prior to her current role, she was a Compliance Specialist with Palmpay where she assisted in implementing and maintaining AML policies and procedures for the organisation. She also spearheaded the drive in achieving the Mobile Money Operator licence from the Central Bank of Nigeria for the company.

Adesola holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering and an MBA both from the University of Lagos.

She is a member Association of Certified Financial Crimes Specialists(CFCS),a certified ICA Specialist in Financial Crime Risk and New Technology and a certified ISO9001:2015 QMS Lead Auditor.

She is an ardent believer in the fight against financial crimes.