Dr Daphne Dafinone

Daphne O. Dafinone

Chief Operating Officer,  
Crowe Dafinone
  • Daphne is currently the Chief Operating Officer for the firm.
  • She joined the firm in 1990 from KPMG Peat Marwick Mc Clintock, Chartered Accountants, England and has had over 25 years of professional experience.
  • She has provided auditing and advisory services for a large number of enterprises and large corporations.
  • Her experience in business solutions and advisory services includes HR Services, due diligence, initial public offerings, corporate restructuring exercises, mergers and acquisitions, reverse-takeovers, fund raising exercises, valuation exercises, feasibility reviews, financial turnarounds, valuation of infrastructure projects and non-performing loans reviews



  • BA (Hons) Economics (University of Manchester, 1987)
  • Advanced Management Programme (Lagos Business School, 1994) 
  • MSc Internal Audit & Management (City University, London, 1996)
  • Ph D Internal Audit & Corporate Governance (City University, London, 2001)

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
  • Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria