Waltonio Deigh
Waltonio Deigh
Group Head, Internal Audit

Waltonio Deigh started his professional career with KPMG Sierra Leone, from where he was seconded to the KPMG Nigerian Practice in 1990.

In 1997, he joined Rahman Brothers Ltd (RBL), as Senior Manager (Accounts), and resigned in 2002, as Group Head (Finance) to resume at Econet Wireless Nigeria as Senior Internal Auditor.

At Econet Nigeria, he pioneered the establishment of both the Regional Audit Department and the Fraud & Forensic Department of the company. He was appointed Regional Audit & Investigations Manager in July 2006. A year later in July 2007 he was named Head of Division – Internal Audit & Risk Management.

In May 2011, Waltonio was appointed Group Head, Internal Audit at Flour Mills of Nigeria PLC with responsibility for Internal Audit, Risk Management, Compliance and Internal Controls.

Waltonio holds a B.Sc. Honours Degree in Economic & Social Sciences. He is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) and holds various other certifications in Tax, Forensics, Risk and Information Systems Control, Risk Management Assurance and Internal Controls.

His professional experiences include Internal Controls Review and Implementation; Departmental start-ups; Group Corporate Governance Strategy; FMCG high growth operations and restructuring; Board Audit Committee & Risk Management Committee relationships (private & quoted companies); and Management of outsourced, co-sourced and in-house audit and risk management operations.