Sam Okenye is an experienced information security professional, e-business security strategist, certified information systems auditor, certified risk & control professional, specialist in computer forensics and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria. He heads the Cyber Security and Fraud Prevention Work-stream of Nigerian Bankers Committee on Payment Systems and Infrastructure, where he led a team to drive various cyber security initiatives for the Nigerian financial sector and also organized global cyber security conferences. His professional work experience of over 26years cut across manufacturing. Consulting and Banking.
Sam Okenye is currently the Group Chief Information Security Officer for United Bank for Africa (UBA). He is responsible for managing the Cyber Security and Digital Banking Risk for UBA Group, present in 20 African countries with offshore branches in New York, London and Paris.