Pattison Boleigha

Group Chief Conduct and Compliance Officer
Access Bank Plc

Pattison Boleigha (CAMS, FCA, FCIN, CRMA, CGIET, HCIB) is the Group Chief Conduct and Compliance Officer of Access Bank Plc, one of the top three banks in Nigeria with presence in 17 countries in Africa, Europe and Middle East and Asia. He has 30 years of banking experience with 17 years in AML/CFT, regulatory compliance, internal controls, Financial Controls and Audit.

He worked for thirteen years in Citibank Nigeria covering, Internal Control, Internal Audit, Operations and Financial Control.

Pattison is a Certified Anti-money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). He is also Certified in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) and Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT). Pattison is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Fellow of the Compliance Institute, Nigeria, and an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.

He has a Bsc Accounting degree from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Executive MBA, from RSUST, Port Harcourt Nigeria; an Alumnus of INSEAD, Harvard Business School, London Business School and IMD Executive programmes.

Currently Pattison is the President of Compliance Institute, Nigeria and President of Compliance Officers Forum of GIABA Member States (COFGMS). He is also a former Chairman of the Association of Chief Compliance Officers of Banks in Nigeria (ACCOBIN). Pattison represents Access Bank Plc in the International Banking Security Association (IBSA, the U.N Global Compact on Anti-Corruption Working Group and  AML/CFT Working Group of the Institute of International Finance (IIF).