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Tope Aladenusi

Partner, Risk Advisory

Tope is the Head, Cyber Risk Services, Deloitte West Africa. He is also the Chief Strategy Officer for Deloitte West Africa and was previously the Talent Leader / Chief HR Officer for Deloitte Nigeria.

Tope was the pioneer staff/leader of the cybersecurity business at Deloitte Nigeria, and it grew to be the largest cybersecurity team in Nigeria; this cybersecurity team represented Africa at the Global Cyberlympics in 2015 and had the best result from Africa during the finals competition held at Washington DC.

Tope has provided assurance & advisory services to over 30% of the companies quoted on The Nigerian Stock Exchange and 85% of the commercial banks in Nigeria. He has served 75% of the GSM companies in Nigeria, several multinational manufacturing and oil & gas companies as well as government institutions. He has worked in Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Cameroon, South Africa and in the UK and has also serviced clients in 16 countries.

Tope is the co-champion of the Science and Technology Policy Commission of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG). In recent past, he was also a committee member of the Science, Technology and Innovation Consultative Forum of the Federal Government. Tope was also ISACA Lagos President between 2015 and 2017.

Tope has published several technical papers in the dailies and delivered keynote addresses in 5 continents. His annual “Nigeria Cyber Security Outlook” has been a reliable forecast and resource material.