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Dominique Abrokwa


Dominique Abrokwa is a compliance specialist and specialized in internal investigations and business partner audits. Due to his many years of in-house experience in different countries, Dominique possesses extensive experience in international compliance and ethics standards applicable to the regional entities of international corporations. His advice in connection with compliance monitorships focuses in particular on the testing of the effectiveness of compliance organizations and compliance management systems. As a recognized expert, Dominique speaks regularly at international conferences and events.

Languages: German and English


  • Law studies in Hamburg and Kyrgyzstan (honorary doctorate)
  • 2005 Admitted to the bar in Germany
  • 2009–2013 Risk Internal Control Officer, General Manager and Regional Compliance Officer for Siemens in Nigeria and from 2012 Compliance Officer for Siemens in Dubai
  • 2013–2017 Various executive positions in the compliance area, most recently Head of Compliance Operations for SNC-Lavalin in Abu Dhabi
  • Since 2017 at Pohlmann & Company and since 2019 as Partner


Selected Mandates
  • Member of the German Counsel Team of the Independent Compliance Monitor Larry Thompson for Volkswagen AG
International experience
  • Third-party management process incl. identification, screening and assessment of business partners and monitoring of business relationships in Africa (Nigeria, Ghana, Benin Togo, Senegal, Mozambique, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Angola and South Africa) and Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, UAE, Jordan, Iraq, Iran and India)