Member Spotlight

Lola Adekanye

LinkedIn  | Mon, May 22, 2023


This week we would like to welcome new member Lola Adekanye, program director at the Center for International Private Enterprise.

Lola leads the business integrity and anti-corruption programs in Africa, and she works on a diverse portfolio that spans twelve countries and is leading the launch of a global due diligence product designed to standardize compliance for SMEs across Africa.

She sits on several working groups, editorial boards, and committees including at the CIPE Anti-Corruption and Governance Center supporting anti-corruption programs and projects globally. Her specialty is in public policy on anti-corruption, financial crime prevention, business ethics compliance in value chains and in emerging markets, and she is passionate about advancing technology to strengthen public sector accountability.

She is a licensed attorney, a member of the New York State Bar and a member of the Nigerian Bar with more than a decade of experience as a corporate attorney and compliance specialist. Prior to joining CIPE, she practiced white collar crime defense, consulted for the World Bank Integrity Compliance Unit, and led business risk management projects at E-Trade.

She holds two LL.M degrees: in securities and international financial regulations from Georgetown University and in international economics law from the University of Warwick.

We appreciate Lola's support for our work and mission, and we look forward to her engagement!

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