Synopsis of Key Speakers
Facilitator: Dr. Evans Woherem
Chairman, SmartCard society of Nigeria
He has developed an international reputation as an authority on strategic
planning (especially for IT systems), business process modeling and
re-engineering and quality management systems development and
In the banking sector, apart from the management of It function, he has
gained valuable experience as Group Head in the areas of banking
operations, strategic planning, financial control and general
administration. He was General Manager (IT) at FSB International Bank and
is now the Executive Director (IT) at First Bank of Nigeria Plc.
Adedotun Obtained a First Class Degree in Business Administration from the
University of Lagos in 1975 and qualified as a Chartered accountant in
1981. He also attended Harvard Business School for Programme Management
Development Workshop Seminar in 1980.
Having joined what was then known as Arthur Anderson & Co. in 1978,
Adedotun has over 23 years professional experience with the firm. During
this time, he has been involved as the engagement partner on several
transformational engagements. Recently, he has led teams involved in key
technology-led payment initiatives in the country.
He is currently the Country Managing Director of Accenture in Nigeria.
He is the Regional Manager for Africa at CR2 (formerly Interlink
Technologies). Chris has travelled all over Africa and has been involved
in implementing ATM solutions in Namibia, Kenya, Ghana, Southern Africa,
Senegal, etc. He also has extensive knowledge about the Nigerian market
and its requirements in terms of deploying appropriate solutions for
He is the diminutive personality at the helm of affairs at the Smart Card
Society of Southern Africa. He has up-to-date and precise knowledge on
developments in the Smartcard arena all over the world.
Graham was at the Smart Card Expo in Nigeria last year (2001) and after
his presentation, there was unanimous request by the audience that he make
another presentation the next day. He is highly interested in Nigeria and
was the central figure responsible for the setting up of the Smart Card
Society of Nigeria.
After more than 20 years in the health sector, having also spent 3 years
with a Medical Aid Fund, Neline decided to make a bold career move into
the financial field and joined ABSA almost 5 years ago.
She is Process Support Manager and second in charge of the Self Service
Channel (ATM Network) of ABSA, which is one of the big four banks in South
Africa. She is in particular responsible for strategy development and
Neline also represented the ABSA Self-Service Channel (SSC) on a number of
conferences and delivered papers on SSC services and ATM Strategy.
Dorothy is a director of the Smart Card Club of the United Kingdom where
she oversees the operations of the club. She has travelled all over the
world propagating the idea and benefits of smart cards wherever she has
She is keenly interested in developments in Nigeria and was instrumental
in the setting up of the Smart Card Society of Nigeria.
He is currently redeployed as the Group Head responsible for consumer
banking at Standard Chartered Bank in Nigeria.
Peter Masawa has extensive experience with Smart cards and ATMs having
previously worked for his bank in Kenya and Ghana, where the systems have
been successfully implemented
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