CPA, CMA, MFAcc, CFE, CAMS
Chioma Ufodike is a specialist in Forensic Accounting, Anti-money laundering compliance and Fraud investigations with over 15 years of experience spanning across various industries. She works with clients to investigate fraud including determining how it was perpetuated, concealed in the financial records and quantifying the total loss. She also helps clients conduct risk assessments and implement strategies to prevent and detect fraud and money laundering risks and comply with government legislation.
Chioma is currently the Senior Manager, Risk & Compliance at the Law Society of Alberta Responsible for supporting lawyers in the proper administration of trust accounts and management of a trust audit program to mitigate the risk of misappropriation of trust funds. She contributes nationally to the work of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada, serving on the Standing Committee on Anti-money Laundering and the Trust Accounting Assurance Group, representing Alberta on the national stage. She currently sits on the board of the Lougheed House where she is Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee contributing to the financial oversight and perseverance of Alberta’s arts, culture and heritage. She is also a Financial Literacy educator, helping Albertans improve their financial decision-making skills.
Chioma holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology from the University of Toronto, is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), a designated Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). She is alumna of the Diploma in Investigative and Forensic Accounting (DIFA) from the University of Toronto, and part of the first Master of Forensic Accounting (MFAcc) graduating class. Chioma was recently appointed to the board of the Agricultural Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) board providing oversight to ensure the agency's programs and services are delivered effectively and meet the needs of rural Alberta.
When not working, Chioma is a fitness enthusiast who enjoys travelling , spending time with her four beautiful kids and giving back to the community.