Gbenga is an award winning, astute C-suite level Governance, Risk Management & Compliance (GRC) leader with over 20 years multi-jurisdiction experience across the Financial services and Fintech sectors. He is also a leading lawyer and one of the pioneer legal and compliance thought leaders in Nigeria’s Fintech industry, participating in numerous industry initiatives over the years.
As CCO and CRO of the Interswitch Group, Gbenga was responsible for developing and implementing the Group’s GRC program across all its international subsidiaries.
Prior to joining Interswitch, Gbenga held positions at Standard Chartered Bank, United Bank for Africa Plc, FBN Quest and Dentons-ACAS.
Gbenga has also worked in the financial services industry in Canada in roles at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) and ATB Financial.
He currently supports corporates and startups across multiple jurisdictions in their growth journey and is passionate about innovation, Lawtech, EdTech and Compliance & Assurance management solutions.