Chukwononso Okoro, known for collaborating with the FBI and Secret Service, acts as a leading consultant in the investigation unit. With corruption, fraud, and whistle-blowing expertise under his belt, it wouldn’t be a surprise if Edward Snowden was a close confidante. From Africa to Korea, the US to Switzerland, fighting crime through investigation and resolution is an international feat for Okoro.
Chukwunonso Okoro is an accomplished practitioner of Fraud Risk Management offering more than 15 years of experience focused on forensic investigations; fraud management strategy; fraud risk assessments; fraud awareness sessions; design, deployment and management of whistle-blowing facilities; etc. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and Certified in Risk & Information Systems Control (CRISC).
Throughout his career, he has performed and led investigations of bribery, corruption, fraud, procurement irregularities, syndicated criminal activity, money laundering and employee misconduct in both the public and private sectors across Africa. He has led forensic investigations across Africa and has expertise in dispute resolution, data analytics and the application of forensic technology such as the EnCase Endpoint Investigator in the collection of electronic evidence.
Chukwunonso has highly developed skills in managing large multi-disciplinary and multi-language investigation teams; developing and deploying investigation training programs; government enforcement or regulatory relationships; advising on and establishing ethics & compliance programs and managing complex stakeholder relationships across large organisations. He has continuously provided support for criminal trials and Disciplinary Hearings in addition to providing Expert Opinion in court when requested.
- Conducted Fraud Risk Assessments of processes such as Procurement; Mobile Money; Value Added Services; Corporate Commissions; Media Planning and Advertising; Litigation Management; Warehousing; Treasury Management; Power Management; etc.
- Delivered several keynote presentations at international conferences focused on Cybersecurity, Occupational Fraud, Digital Forensics and Payment Security.
- Conducted investigations with the United States Federal Bureau of Investigations, the United States Secret Service, the United States Department of Justice and the Serious Fraud Office of the United Kingdom.
- Developed anti-fraud policies, procedures and processes.
Chukwunonso has a Master’s Degree in International Law from the University of Lagos. He is an alumnus of the International Law Enforcement Academy, Botswana; the Korea National Police University, South Korea; the United States Telecommunications Training Institute (USTTI), Washington D.C and the IMD Business School, Switzerland.
What people say:
“Chukwunonso is one of the most insightful Cyber Crime technologists I have encountered. He is one of the best speakers that we had at LawTech Europe Congress 2013 because he offers a unique perspective based on the expertise and professionalism. I consider him to be one of the best international speakers in the fight to make more common sense out of the madness of Cybercrime technology. I look up to him because he is making a difference in Cybercrime in Africa/ globally.”
Sydney Eneremadu, Managing Director, the European Chatbot Summit
“Chukwunonso Okoro was undoubtedly one of the best speakers that we had at LawTech Europe Congress 2013. The audience found him very knowledgeable, intelligent, and spot-on. My personal view of Chukwunonso Okoro is that of an individual with a huge amount of expertise and professionalism. A person who provides information with a surprising level of accuracy. I would recommend Chukwunonso Okoro as both a capable international speaker and a professional that know his industry well.”
Frederick Gyebi-Ababio CISSP CISA, Senior Information Security Consultant
“Chukwunonso is an excellent speaker and expert on cyber security / ICT security matters. He was willing to share this expertise with fellow information security professionals and was a pleasure to work with!”
Sara Hook, Founder and CEO at Pulse Conferences