CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA, CBN
Dr Blaise, a FELLOW of the Association of Enterprise Risk Management Professionals AERMP, is a certified ITIL and Prince II Practitioner, Information Security (ISO 27001) Lead Implementer and Auditor, Cyber Security Strategist and Risk Manager. In addition, he is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and holds an MBA from the prestigious Cranfield Business School in the United Kingdom and Master’s in International Banking & Finance from ESUT Business School. Nigeria.
He was a Deputy Director / Head Operational Risk, IT & Payment System, Risk Management Dept, Central Bank of Nigeria CBN, Associate Director & Chief Risk Officer, Barclays Wealth Advisory London UK, Associate Director & Risk Specialist, BNP PARIBAS, London, UK, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, CITIBANK Realty Services, London, UK & Dublin, Ireland, Vice President and EMEA Head of Operational Risk & Control, CITIBANK EMEA O&T, London, UK, Finance and Admin ManagerCITIBANK Lagos, and Assistant Production Control Manager, GLAXO Lagos, Nigeria.
Over the years Blaise has worked on several high profile and industry leading projects and held many high profile positions including Director, Citi (UK) Pension Trustee Limited, Chairman, National Money Laundry and Terrorist Financing – Risk Assessment (NRA) Secretariat, Member Presidential Committee on Anti Money Laundry and Counter Terrorist Financing; Chairman, Nigeria Payment System – Risk and Information Security Working Group, Vice Chair Cyber Security Strategy Group etc. Dr Blaise is a quintessential risk manager and an excellent leading example that cut his risk management teeth in a Basel compliant environment, understands what risk management best practices are, what they should be and is surely taking Enterprise Risk Management to that level especially in his current assignment as the CHIEF RISK OFFICER of the financial sector in Nigeria.