Flutterwave Hires Former Mastercard Director, As Head Of Risk For Africa


Emmanuel Efenure, former Director of Customer Engagement and Performance responsible for leading Customer Compliance and Risk efforts for Sub Saharan Africa at Mastercard, joins Flutterwave as Head of Risk for Africa. In this role, he will oversee the continued development and execution of Flutterwave’s risk, security and scheme compliance strategy for Africa including the delivery of healthy growth of Flutterwave business and ecosystem in a changing risk landscape like Africa. He will be the primary point of contact for all risk-related projects, processes and operations and lead the risk management efforts for Flutterwave in Africa. Emmanuel brings over 22 years of Banking and Risk management experience to bear in his new role at Flutterwave.

A chartered Accountant and graduate of Accounting from the University of Benin, Emmanuel has experience in risk and business operations having held similar positions at United Bank for Africa, Standard Chartered Bank and Mastercard. At Mastercard, he developed and executed Mastercard’s safety and security strategy for Sub-Saharan Africa, provided strategic guidance on risk & compliance matters to the business, key partners and Mastercard customers in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Risk Group is a new unit carved out of the Flutterwave Compliance Team to enable faster development and implementation of Risk initiatives. Emmanuel joins Flutterwave to lead this Group for Africa.

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