Abiola Okpechi

Abiola Okpechi, Subject Matter Expert - Business & Human Rights, Assent Compliance

Abiola Okpechi: Subject Matter Expert - Business & Human Rights, Assent ComplianceAbiola is a Subject Matter Expert on Business & Human Rights at Assent Compliance. In her role, she supports companies in their efforts to integrate human rights into corporate risk management frameworks and supply chain risk analysis. Prior to joining Assent, she worked as a consultant, providing expert guidance to companies on implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights. She also served as a lead specialist on human rights at AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. In this role, she developed and led the implementation of the company’s human rights strategy, addressing sustainability risks and ensuring compliance with internal and external standards for several corporate offices. Abiola holds a Ph.D. in Public Law (Human Rights) from the University of Cape Town.