Oluwasegun Olatona, currently Chief Compliance Officer in Keystone Bank Limited, has over two decades of banking experience with cognitive experience in International Operations, Trade finance, Banking Operations, Process improvement and Internal Control.
Oluwasegun started his commercial banking career with Commercial Bank (Credit Lyonnais Nigeria) where his excellent performance got him referred to Fortune International Bank plc. At Fortune Bank he was the pioneer Head of Foreign Operations, he set up the department and got Central Bankof Nigeria Examiners commendation at their first Forex examination of the bank. Thereafter, he left for first Bank of Nigeria where he had a stint before joining Diamond Bank Plc. At Diamond Bank Plc, he spent over a decade and rose to Head several strategic business divisions; International Operations, Branch Operations and Internal Control.
He is passionate about offering quality services and solutions that provides operational efficiency with overall effectiveness to businesses and customers. In conjunction with the Information Technology team he developed Trade platform integrated into the bank’s core banking application and SWIFT – DB Trade Tracker. Also, he was the team lead in the successful deployment of Diamond Teller World Application, member of the due diligence team on the acquisition of Intercontinental Bank UK, presentation and defence of the business plan for the acquisition to Financial Services Authority (FSA) now called Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and a representative of the Banking Commission of ICC Nigeria at every ICC Paris Bi-annual seminars and conferences for two years.He transformed the services of Internal Control and commence the implementation of Control Self-Assessment Concept.
Oluwasegun Olatona is a graduate of the University of Ilorin and holds a B. Sc degree in Geography and Master of Business Administration. He is a member of Nigeria Institute of Management and Chartered Institute of Bankers Nigeria. He has attended training programmes locally and international amongst which are Financing International Trade and Advanced Documentary Credit by Michael Stevens & Associate in association with BPP Bank Training & Financial Consulting UK, Senior Management Program (SMP 40) Lagos Business School, Correspondent Banking Training in Deutsche Bank London & Germany, Centralised Cash Collateral Process know-how Citibank London, Trade Finance Training at BHF Germany and HSBC, SWIFT customer Credit Transfer Course Belgium, Executive Programmes: Driving Strategic Impact University of Colombia and High Impact Leadership Berkley Haas, California.