Raheem Owodeyi

Raheem is currently the Chief Compliance Officer of Sterling Bank Plc. In this role, he provides leadership for the establishment of sustainable Compliance policies and processes. He also plays an active role in the industry, currently as the General Secretary of the Association of Chief Compliance Officers of Banks in Nigeria (ACCOBIN), and a faculty member and Executive Committee member of the Compliance Institute, Nigeria.

Before joining Sterling Bank Plc., he served in various capacities; as the Chief Inspector of Aso Savings & Loans Plc.; Deputy General Manager and Head, Compliance & Internal Control (International) at Access Bank Plc.; Senior Internal Auditor at BDO Stoy Hayward LLP, UK; Head Operations & Technology and Head Compliance & Controls at Triumph Bank Plc; and a career at Citibank Nigeria spanning Internal Controls, Cash Management Operations and Business Process Improvement.

In the course of his professional career, Raheem has attended several management and technical courses in banking, accounting and auditing in Nigeria and overseas. He is widely travelled and a respected professional in the Financial Services industry.  Raheem holds a first-class degree in Economics; is a Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (HCIB), a Fellow of the Compliance Institute Nigeria, and a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors. He is married with three children.