Bolarinwa Mabawonku, CISM, CRISC, MCIB, MBA
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)/Manager, IT & Strategy
Mr. Bolarinwa Mabawonku is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)/Manager, IT & Strategy at Sagamu Microfinance Bank. He joined the bank in 2009 and rose through the ranks to become Head of Information in 2012, Manager, IT & Strategy in 2016 and Chief Information Security Officer in 2023. Bolarinwa has over 13 years of experience in Banking. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a MBA from UNICAF University.
As an Information Technology professional who is passionate about technology and with years of experience acquired from increasing responsibility positions in Information Systems Management, IT Operations, Information Security, Cybersecurity, IT Risk Management, IT Standards & Frameworks, Project Management and Strategic Planning and Management. Bolarinwa has pioneered ground breaking technologies and strategies that offer clients great value, security and flexibility in banking. He has vast experience working with cross-functional project teams and industry stakeholders to develop and drive IT Infrastructure projects to a successful completion.
Bolarinwa is a dynamic leader with proven leadership skills for motivating and organizing teams of varying sizes, specialty and cultural backgrounds in a manner which has earned a long standing record of excellence and a reputation of getting it done right the first time.
Bolarinwa is a member of the following professional bodies;
- Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN)
- Chartered Institute of Loan & Risk Management (CILRM)
- Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM)