Adedeji Owonibi

@ Senior Partner, A&D Forensics, Blockchain Forensic Investigator

Adedeji is a Forensic Investigation Practitioner and Certified Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Forensic Investigator with more than Fifteen years of experience across few banks within the Nigeria Financial Sector and educator in Corporate workplace settings, Deji is uniquely qualified and involved in forensics analysis of Financial Infractions, Cryptocurrency crimes and designing plans that works for Government, Regulators, Law enforcement and Tax Authorities. He was appointed by SEC Nigeria as Member Virtual Asset and Fintech Regulatory framework drafting Committee, a Technical Member – Nigeria National Blockchain Strategy under NITDA. He is a member of Global Digital Finance’s KYC/AML working group in France and  a member of the Industry led Thinktank that worked on came out with FATF cryptocurrency Travel rule InterMessaging Standard for Virtual Assets (IVMS101) to help combat money laundering and terrorism financing using cryptocurrencies around the globe. 

His law enforcement training efforts on new money and cybercrime have seen him train many law enforment agents ranging from, Nigeria Police, Nigeria Army CyberWarfare command, Zambia Financial Intelligence Unit/Police, Central Bank of Nigeria and more.

He is Chainalysis Sole Africa Investigative Partner helping law enforcement investigate criminal organizations using cryptocurrency to conceal illiccit activities across Africa, he is also the Africa Partner for Blockchain Intelligence Group based out of Canada. 

Adedeji is currently the Senior Partners in charge of Financial Forensics and Virtual ssets Regulatory Compliance Advisory at A&D Forensic. He regularly speak at conferences on the subject of Cryptocurrency crime involving Darkweb, Terror finance, Money laundering, Tax evasion and other financial crimes/Regulations 

He holds a BSc in Fraud Detection, Msc in Forensics (UK) and Msc In Fintech, Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies (France), he is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Cryptocurrency Forensic Investigator (CCFI).