Alexander Oppong

Principal Consultant, e-Crime Bureau

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    Alexander Oppong is an Information Security and Forensics Professional with almost 20 years of active Forensic experience. He also has several years of experience performing various types of Information Security and Regulatory Compliance reviews as well as Cyber Security advisory services for clients in various industries. Prior to joining e-Crime Bureau, Alex was the Forensic Lead at KPMG in Ghana developing and providing forensic advisory services such as Investigations, Anti-money laundering, Forensic Technology and Fraud Risk Management for KPMG clients in Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
    He has also assisted the forensic teams of KPMG in Nigeria and South Africa. From August 2009 to April 2012, as part of the MIDA Compact Projects, Alex served as the Lead Information Security Consultant for the Ghana Rural Banks Computerization and Interconnectivity Project (GRBCIP). In this role, Alex was responsible for developing and rolling out a comprehensive Information/Cyber Security programme for 130 rural/community banks that had over 600 branches/agencies nationwide.
    Alex worked for several years as an IT Security and Investigations Consultant with the Fraud and Forensic Team of Control Risks Group, a large global business risk consultancy with headquarters in London. He also worked for BASIS Counter Fraud Investigation Branch – a UK government organization that investigated organized welfare benefits fraud. He was listed in the UK Law Society’s Expert Witness Directory from 2003 to 2009 for his expertise in Digital Forensics.
    Amongst other qualifications, Alex is an Encase Certified Examiner as well as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems and Management and a Diploma in Economics from the University of London. He is a member of a number of professional institutions in Ghana and abroad.
    He has been a speaker and delivered presentations at various workshops and seminars in Ghana relative to information security, anti-bribery & corruption, anti-money laundering, ethics & integrity, the subject of investigating computer-based crime and has contributed towards thought leadership papers and been quoted in a number of papers and online media articles in the area of his expertise. He has work experience in United Kingdom, Ghana, France, Italy, Spain, The Czech Republic, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Russia, UAE, Brazil, Jamaica, Nigeria, South Africa, Togo, Benin and Sierra Leone.

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