Wale Ajayi

Partner & Head, Tax, Regulatory & People Services

KPMG in Nigeria

Adewale is the Partner & Head of the Tax, Regulatory and People Services, KPMG in Nigeria.

Prior to his current role, he was the engagement partner on the remuneration advisory service projects of the Firm. His areas of experience include compensation and benefits surveys, design of incentive schemes, remuneration framework design, personal income tax planning, planning and administration of pension and other retirement benefits schemes, and tax business advice for local and multinational companies on the implications of new legislation.

He also had extensive audit experience before joining the tax practice. He has varied experience advising clients on Nigerian taxes and has proactively provided them with practical advice on how to manage any potential impact on their Nigerian operations. He has been actively involved in the various technical committees on the review of Nigerian tax laws.

Adewale has led the writing and publication of the firm’s contributions to reputable journals and newspapers on compensation and tax related matters and has been engaged as speaker/faculty at various local and international seminars, including the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria.

  • B.Sc., Accounting, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

  • Alumnus, Senior Management Programme, Lagos Business School

  • Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria

  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria

  • Member, WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals

  • Member, Institute of Directors, Nigeria

  • Reward Training Programs of the WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals

  • KPMG Master Class Programs in Taxes