2022 IT Audit, Cyber Security & Risk Insights Conference


Nii Narku Quaynor
Ghana Dot Com Led

From Internet Identifiers to Trust Identifiers

Speaker Profile

Nii Narku Quaynor, is an Internet Pioneer and one of the first Africans to receive a PhD in Computer Science. Nii worked with Digital Equipment Corporation in the U.S.A. prior to establishing the first ISP, Network Computer Systems, in West Africa and an ICANN Accredited Domain Registrar, Ghana Dot Com (GDC), now developing crypto assets and Blockchain solutions.

Nii founded the Computer Science Department, University of Cape Coast (UCC), AfNOG, WACREN, Aftld, Africacert and AFRINIC. Nii has been honoured with Postel Service Award, Ethos award and has been inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame. Nii is the Chairman of GDC and a Professor at UCC, Ghana.

Kwame A. Oppong
Head, FinTech and Innovation
Bank of Ghana

Topic: Central Bank Digital Currencies

Speaker Profile

Kwame Oppong is the Head of Fintech and Innovation at the Bank of Ghana. His background spans Technology, Digital Financial Services (DFS) operations, policy development, and regulation.

He has consulted for several governments, public sector institutions, international development organizations and private corporations globally. He is a passionate advocate for financial inclusion, innovation, and the development of digital economies.

Desmond Israel ESQ.
Founder/Lead Consultant
Lawyer & Data Privacy/Information Security Practitioner
Information Security Architects Limited


Cryptocurrencies: Transparency Versus Privacy

Speaker Profile

Desmond is the founder and Lead Consultant at Information Security Architects, he is involved with promoting resilient security best practices by employing offensive security techniques with managing detection and response services, a lawyer, an adjunct lecturer with the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), the Anti-Money Laundering Reporting Officer (AMLRO) for some Financial Technology companies, a data protection/privacy practitioner.

He is a public speaker with over 15 years of industry experience.