Dr. Ehi Eric Esoimeme
“Ehi Eric Esoimeme Esq., Doctorate in Financial Crimes (H.C), Practitioner’s Doctorate by Research in International Public Law, LLB. BL., LLM., ICA., CAMC., CCO., CPRM., CRA., FGAFM., FCACC., FIMC., CMC. Honorary Doctorate Degree in Financial Crimes (QAHE), Distinguished Professorship in Financial Crimes Compliance (QAHE).
Dr. Ehi Eric Esoimeme Esq., Doctorate in Financial Crimes (H.C), Practitioner’s Doctorate by Research in International Public Law, LLB. BL., LLM., ICA., CAMC., CCO., CPRM., CRA., FGAFM., FCACC., FIMC., CMC. is the Managing Partner of E-Four and AAF (a global consultancy firm that also offers training and education to financial institutions and designated non-financial businesses and professions on anti-money laundering compliance). Dr. Ehi Eric Esoimeme is also concurrently an Accredited Training Partner at the Global Academy of Finance and Management (GAFM) and the Editor in Chief of DSC Publications Ltd. His area of specialism and expertise is in countering financial crime. This is categorized into regulatory law, substantive law, and professional compliance guidance in terms of strategic management of money laundering risks and vulnerabilities.
Dr. Ehi Eric Esoimeme’s skill and knowledge in the field of the financial crime space are drawn from his many years of experience as a researcher and consultant in anti-money laundering laws and policies, counter-fraud measures, and anti-corruption strategies. So far, Dr. Ehi Eric Esoimeme has authored more than 50 publications, including ten books on financial crime compliance while his research on corruption and anti-corruption has been featured on Harvard Law School’s bibliography on corruption and anti-corruption. Dr. Ehi Eric Esoimeme’s second book titled “The Risk-Based Approach to Combating Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing” was rated as the #5 best money laundering book of all time by Financial Expert in its 2021 refresh of the rankings. On July 27, 2022, Dr. Ehi Eric Esoimeme’s Research Items on Financial Crime Compliance reached a new Milestone of 30,000 reads on ResearchGate.
Dr. Ehi Eric Esoimeme received a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Lagos and holds a master’s degree in International Commercial Law with specialization in international banking law and anti-money laundering compliance from Cardiff University. On 11 May, 2022, Dr. Ehi Eric Esoimeme received the Honorary Doctorate Degree in Financial Crimes jointly issued by American University of Business & Social Sciences and International Association for Quality Assurance in Pre-tertiary and Higher Education (QAHE). On September 23, 2022, Dr. Ehi Eric Esoimeme received the Professional Doctorate in International Public Law. Dr. Ehi Eric Esoimeme is currently studying at the University of Lagos for a PhD degree in the Tracing and Recovery of the Proceeds of Corruption.
Dr. Ehi Eric Esoimeme is a fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants, a senior member of the Risk Management Association of Nigeria, a certified anti-money laundering consultant, a certified anti-corruption consultant, a certified risk analyst and project risk manager, a fellow of the GAFM, a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and a fellow of the International Institute of Certified Forensic Investigation Professionals Inc., USA.
Dr. Ehi currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board/Editorial Board of the Journal of Economic Criminology, Elsevier; Journal Corruptio, Universitas Lampung (Indonesia); the Journal of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency publication, IFSA Publishing, S.L. (Barcelona, Spain); the Lagos Bar Journal, Nigerian Bar Association (Nigeria); and reviews manuscripts for several international journals, including Cogent Social Sciences Journal (Taylor and Francis) and Padjadjaran Journal of Law (Faculty of Law, Universitas Padjadjaran). Dr. Ehi has served as the Editor in Chief of DSC Publications Ltd., a leader and pioneer in legal publishing in Nigeria. As Editor in Chief, Dr. Ehi successfully completed two major projects for the firm. The first was published in 13 volumes, while the second was published in seven volumes.
Dr. Ehi Eric Esoimeme has chaired and moderated several panel discussions on money laundering and combating financial crimes. He recently chaired and moderated the panel discussion on the topic “Mitigating the risk of money laundering and combating financial crimes using Technology” at the AML and Fraud Africa Virtual Conference. He also chaired and moderated the panel discussion “Understanding the Challenges and Opportunities in Ethics and Compliance” at the AML and Fraud Africa Virtual Conference. Dr. Ehi has also made several impactful presentations at International Conferences. On February 12, 2021, Dr. Ehi presented at the International Conference organised by the Center of Pakistan and International Relations (COPAIR) on the Conference theme “Challenges for Pakistan in combating Money Laundering & Financing of Terrorism”. His topic presentation focused on “Implementing the preventive measures of Recommendations 10 to 23 of the Financial Action Task Force using a hybrid of rules and predictive models: The Case of Pakistan”. On October 27, 2021, Dr. Ehi presented at the International Conference organised by the International Compliance Association and Navigate Compliance on the topic discussion “Free Trade Zones, Illicit Finance and Financial Crime Risk.”
Dr. Ehi Eric Esoimeme has received numerous awards. On July 4, 2022, Dr. Ehi Eric Esoimeme obtained the Distinguished Professorship Award in Financial Crimes Compliance jointly awarded by American University of Business & Social Sciences and QAHE.”