Dr. Abiola Okpechi
Regulatory & Sustainability Expert, ESG & Responsible Sourcing
Abiola 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 United Nations Guiding Principles around human rights and corporate social responsibility (CSR). She also served as lead specialist on human rights at AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. In this role, she developed and led 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).