Adekunle James Awe’s 21 years expertise in the financial sector spans Internal Control, Internal Audit, Banking Operations, Business Process Review and Compliance.​​

He was the Head of Compliance at the First City Monument Bank Ltd (FCMB). Prior to joining FCMB, He was the Divisional Head, Internal Control and Ag. Chief Compliance Officer of Finbank Plc. He has also previously worked at First Atlantic Bank Plc. as the Divisional Head, Internal Control. He is presently the Financial Controller of Librod Energy Services Limited.​

Adekunle has a Masters in Business Administration with specialization in Human Capital Management from the Lagos State University and a HND in Accountancy from the Lagos State Polytechnic.​​

He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), an Associate Member Institute of Management and a Certified Fraud Manager.​