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Dr. Dominic Ehiwe



Dr. Ehiwe is a result-focused, quality-driven Information Technology professional working currently within the domain of Digital Forensics & Open Source Intelligence consultancy. As Co-founder & Principal Consultant for EON-PeaceConsult Limited, he combines this role as adjunct faculty with Charisma University, based in the Turks & Caicos Island.

Dr. Ehiwe also works as Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Analyst with Locate International – United Kingdom – an organization focused on the investigations of missing persons in UK and Europe. He has broad information technology domain cross-functional & transferable skills covering Incidence Response & Forensic Investigation, Information Systems Management, IT Process Improvement & Change Mgt. and the management of Technology Projects.

Areas of Expertise

  • Digital Forensics Investigation & Advisory
  • Technology Process Improvement
  • Information Technology Risk Management
  • Management of Information
  • Technology Projects
  • Technology IP Rights Investigation
  • Technology Research Projects Management
  • Team Building & Leadership
  • People, Change & Process Management
  • Training & Workshop Facilitation
    Academic Teaching & Mentorship
  • Open Source Intelligence Research & Advisory
  • Business Development & Programme Management

Educational Qualifications

University of Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria.
Advanced Diploma: Forensic Accounting & Criminal Intelligence (FACI)
October, 2019.

Babcock University, Ogun State, Nigeria.
Ph.D. Computer Science (Mgt. Information Systems)
June, 2019.

Birmingham City University, England, United Kingdom.
MSc. (Hons) Computing Commendation
May, 2014.

University of Duisburg, Essen, Germany.
SAP ERP Certified Business Associate – SAP ERP 6.0
February, 2014.

University of Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria.
BSc. Economics (Statistics Major)
September, 2006.


Professional Development Trainings & Certifications

  • Software Analysis & Forensic Engineering (SAFE, USA) Certified Investigator – Trained & Certified Software & Technology IP Rights Violation Investigator.
  • Certified Forensic Examiner – Trained & Certified Computer & Digital Forensic Analyst with Computer Forensic Institute of Nigeria.
  • Autopsy Digital Forensics & Cyber Triage – Training & Certification.
  • Enterprise Risk Management Professional (ERMP) – Course Participant.
  • COBIT 5 Foundation Certified – Trained and Certified in Enterprise IT governance using the Controlled Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT 5) Framework.
  • SAP ERP Certified Business Associate with SAP ERP 6.0 – Trained & Certified SAP ERP Functional consultant with focus on SAP Business Intelligence.
  • Prince2 Project Management Certified – Trained & Certified Project Management Practitioner using Prince2 Project Management Methodology.
  • ISEB/ ISTQB Certified Software Quality Assurance Analyst – Trained & Certified Software Quality Assurance Analyst with the UK Software Testing Board.
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library Certified – Trained & Certified in delivering ITSM (IT Service Management) within an organization.
  • Oracle 11g Database Certified Associate (OCA) – Trained & Certified Oracle Database Developer & Administrator.
  • Certified Information Systems Auditing (CISA) Trained.

Work Experiences & Achievements

Locate International, United Kingdom
Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Analyst
Sep 2022 – Present

  • Provide support to operational planning, investigative project tasks, and other tasks as directed by executive board.
  • Conduct exploitation of social media and public accessible databases.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other intelligence disciplines to produce finished intelligence products, including threat assessments.
  • Provide input to curriculum development for OSINT training requirements.
  • Assess and provide recommendations on emerging OSINT methodologies and tools
  • Produce Open Source intelligence (OSINT) Reports and other OSINT network analysis products.
  • Respond to requests for information.
  • Conduct collection and exploitation of Publicly Available Information (PAI) via use of OSINT tools.
  • Troubleshoot OSINT tool.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with a range of internal stakeholders and external partners as may be necessary.
  • Managing & responding to stakeholder intelligence requirements / requests

Adjunct Faculty, Charisma University School of Business 
Faculty, Cyber Security Administration Masters & Doctoral Program
Dec 2021 – Present

  • Managing the classroom to an appropriate level for students
  • Providing individualized instruction to students who require additional assistance in their Individual Forum.
  • Maintaining and submitting accurate and timely reports for student grades.
  • Reporting concerns regarding student academic progress to the appropriate person.
  • Uses the materials provided by the University without alteration.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is focused on course content and provide detailed, timely feedback.
  • Facilitates weekly discussions relating to course content
  • Responds to assignments within 5 days of the assignment deadline or within 5 days of submission if late.
  • Responds within 24 hours of receipt to all direct questions posted by students to any class forum or personal email.
  • Actively assisting the University in retention efforts which will include telephoning students who are not engaged in the course or absent.
  • Participating in institutional assessment activities as assigned
  • Regularly attending and participating in faculty meetings and continuous improvement sessions.
  • Completing no fewer than 8 hours of formal/active professional development activities each year.
  • Remaining current with trends, techniques, and advances in technology that are applicable to the program.
  • Maintaining open communication with students and the University and returning all communications within 24 hours.
  • Providing students with appropriate guidance regarding academic excellence and attendance.
  • Contribute to the further development of the syllabus taught by making specific recommendations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the college deans.

Faculty, University of Lagos Diploma Program
Faculty, Forensic Accounting & Criminal Intelligence Diploma Program
Oct 2019 – Present

  • Preparing and delivering lectures, tutorials, workshops, and seminars.
  • Developing curricula and course material that can be used across a number of platforms
  • Collaborating with other academics and lecturers to improve teaching methods and expand knowledge base.
  • Setting and grading assignments, tests, and exams.
  • Conducting research, and writing papers, proposals, journal articles, and books.
  • Attending and participating in meetings, conferences, and other events in and outside of the institution.
  • Participating in training opportunities and initiatives at the institution.
  • Providing support to students and other colleagues.
  • Staying current by reading widely and producing published work in the field

EON-PeaceConsult Limited
Principal Consultant, Digital & Cyber Forensic Investigation & Advisory
Mar 2015 – Present

As principal consultant, investigation and advisory my responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with company client stakeholders in the design, planning and control of Information technology and systems infrastructure for efficient and secure business operations.
  • Providing technical onsite support for information security breaches, incidence management and forensic investigation subject matter expertise for company clients.
  • Technology business development and management engagement functions for the company.
  • Developing and documenting information system and technology related policies and procedures in the areas of operations, system assurance and security.
  • Providing advisory and client support functions for technology related projects by managing other team of subject matter experts for both the business and company clients.
  • Providing advisory and client support functions for information technology employee recruitment planning as may be required.
  • Managing budget and expenditure plans for the business and also for company client projects.
  • Company and client projects supervision to ensure timely and correct incident management and closure, and reports – interim and expert reports – generation.
  • Coordinating and Facilitation of relevant forensic technology related trainings for company personnel and client stakeholders as required.


Sinet IT Solutions
Process improvement Analyst
Sep 2014 – Feb 2015

As process improvement analyst for the firm, my responsibilities included:

  • Leading small to mid-sized cross functional cycle project implementations.
  • Management of process transformation initiatives for client business and vendor partnerships.
  • Leading, overseeing and influence project delivering on-time, on-budget and project goal achievement.
  • Facilitation of issue escalations and resolution across project team, steering committee and key business stakeholders.
  • Facilitation of the successful implementation of project SME recommendations.
  • Analysis of problem statements to determine required interventions and set performance baselines.
  • Conduct of assessment of current processes, reports and procedures.
  • Coaching and mentoring of junior members of the business transformation unit.
  • Documentation of quality initiatives for regulatory requirements.
  • Working with line of business (LOB) and finance team on project tracking and impact analysis.
  • Serving as process optimization adviser to key business leaders and other stakeholders
  • Assure ongoing compliance with quality and industry requirements

Banking Operations (Funds Transfer Officer)
Zenith Bank Plc. Warri & Lagos Branches
Mar 2008 – Feb 2013

As funds transfer officer in banking operations, my responsibilities included:

  • Account to account transfers to Zenith and other bank customers as well as settlement of interbank funds.
  • Process inward and outward clearing cheques.
  • Processing and issuance of Manager’s cheques.
  • Ensure account proof for all related general ledgers and reconciliation.
  • Process offshore transfers.
  • Process import duty transaction, collate and generate daily report as appropriate.
  • Fixed asset booking and management.
  • Render regular returns to appropriate authorities

Banking Operations (Funds Transfer Officer)
Zenith Bank Plc. Enugu Branch
Apr 2007 – Feb 2008

As funds transfer officer in banking operations, my responsibilities included:

  • Account to account transfers to Zenith and other bank customers as well as settlement of interbank funds.
  • Process inward and outward clearing cheques.
  • Processing and issuance of Manager’s cheques.
  • Ensure account proof for all related general ledgers and reconciliation.
  • Process offshore transfers.
  • Process import duty transaction, collate and generate daily report as appropriate.
  • Fixed asset booking and management.
  • Render regular returns to appropriate authorities

Interests & Hobbies:

Creative Writing, Video Gaming, Traveling, Photography, Reading & Meeting People.


  • Member, British Computing Society (BCS)
  • Member, Association for Information Systems (AIS)
  • Member, MIT Center for Information Systems Research (CISR)
  • Member, Computer Forensic Institute of Nigeria (CFIN)
  • Member, International Academy of Forensics (IAF)
  • Member, Digital Risk Management Institute (DRM Institute)
  • Member , Institute of Internal Auditors, Nigeria (IIAN)
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