Brief Career Profile

Fene Osakwe has a wealth of experiences, spanning over a decade, in the field of Information Technology. His core competence is in Cyber security, IT Governance, Strategy, IT Audits, IT Risk Management, and Sarbanes–Oxley implementations. Fene consults for several Financial Institutions, Telecoms and FinTech companies and state governments In these areas, holding over 10 internationally recognized professional IT Certifications including CISA,CISM,CISSP,CEH,C|CISO, ISO27001, ISO27005, COBIT5, OCP,CRISC

Fene is a prolific speaker, writer. He has been invited to speak at the most significant Cyber Security conferences in Africa and the Middle East.  He also has been invited to speak at career & Executive leadership and mentoring conferences. In the last two years, he has spoken at over 43 international conferences and has won several awards locally and internationally. He is presently authoring his first book

Fene served for four years, as a Board member of ISACA, the largest professional body of IT Audit, Risk and Security professionals globally. He is an advocate for gender equality in the workplace and has moved his team from being 100% male in 2018/2019 to 60/40 in favor of women by 2021. He was   nominated by ISC2 as a global advocate for gender diversity in 2021.

He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Business Administration (Leadership and innovation) from the Swiss School of Business Geneva for being one of Africans leading voices in IT Risk and Governance He is Alumnus of the Lagos Business School and a Forbes Technology Council Member, becoming one of the few to achieve  such a feat under 40.

He sits on the Board of several startups in Africa and He also previously worked with Deloitte and MTN Communications PLC.

 

 

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