Team - Faith Obafemi

Faith Obafemi

Faith Obafemi is a digital international lawyer who specializes in blockchain, cryptocurrency and emerging technologies. Faith brings five years of legal expertise to help projects navigate the crypto-regulations and compliance maze. She does this through her consulting outfit: Future-Proof Intelligence (FINT). She and her team recently made contributions and recommendations to the Blockchain and DLT section of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Payment System Vision 2030. As an aspiring legal engineer/technologist, she automates legal documents, integrated with smart contracts, on the OpenLaw, a platform built on the Ethereum blockchain. Faith is a Research Fellow at the African Academic Network on Internet Policy (AANOIP), where she makes in-depth research on the intricacies in blockchain and law. Faith is a Decentralized Justice Fellow with Kleros, a decentralized justice platform, where she is researching on the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) on the blockchain and recommending Kleros as a dispute resolution layer. Faith is also a digital content writer and has written several informative and engaging articles for major online global magazines. She has spoken at events; Blockchain Week Workshop, African Women in Tech 2018, including ConsenSys, BlockTech Women and CoinFest sponsored events. She has been featured on the cover page of Legal Business World, an international magazine for lawyers. Other features include CoinDesk; Fortune, an Italian Magazine; Coin Rivet; Africa Legal; Yahoo Finance; and several other prints and electronic publications. She is also on the list of top 20 African blockchain influencers to follow on Twitter in 2019. Currently, Faith spends her free time solidifying her knowledge in smart contracts programming.