Samson (Segun) Giwa

Crypto Assets & Blockchain Specialist

About Samson (Segun) Giwa

Samson (Segun) is a Crypto Assets Risk Management specialist with 8 years of hands-on experience in distributed ledger technologies and crypto trading. Segun is a Subject Matter Expert in Blockchain, Crypto-Assets and Digital currencies and has written and implemented several industry best practices for some of the world’s leading consulting firms including the likes of Gartner, IBM, EY, PwC and Deloitte.

Segun’s practical trading skills and an understanding of the cryptocurrency world; from an AML/FCA compliance standpoint, has seen him assist with the delivery of some advisory work on policy/procedural writeups, designing of bespoke cryptocurrency related “byte size” training and awareness learning modules. He has been involved in educating various stakeholder groups about Blockchain with the goal to foster trust between, financial service firms, regulators and Crypto Assets businesses (users of trustless systems).

Samson works with Start-ups, Multinationals and Governments (within the developing world), to engage ‘Blockchain for Business’ project strategies, Cryptocurrency Investment Strategies, Portfolio Management advisory, AML and CTF risk management for Digital Currencies and other Crypto Assets transformation programmes. He assists with advising Kaizen on projects requiring alignment of virtual currency related policies, procedures, controls and training requirements.


  • Disturbed Ledger Technology; Blockchain
  • Crypto Assets AML/CFT
  • Risk Management
  • Project Management
  • Cryptocurrency Awareness Training

Education & Qualifications:

  • Blockchain Strategies
  • ICA Certificate in AML
  • MSc Digital Currencies
  • Prince2 (Practitioner) Certificate


  • English
  • Yoruba
  • Creole