Uzodinma Nwankwo

Partner, Energy & Natural Resources Audit

KPMG in Nigeria

Uzodinma is a Partner in the Energy & Natural Resources Audit Division, KPMG in Nigeria. He has 17 years of extensive experience in providing audit and assurance services to clients in a variety of industries and sectors including the consumer and industrial markets, manufacturing, fast moving consumer goods, retail industries, charity and non-profit organizations, IT, shipping, hospitality, technology and e-commerce, amongst others in Nigeria and Ireland where he was on International assignment for 18 months.

Uzodinma is an extremely versatile chartered accountant well experienced in the delivery of high-quality audits of financial statements in line with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), review of the operating effectiveness of internal control systems, agreed-upon procedures, and preparation of financial statements that comply with the reporting requirements of IFRS.

Uzodinma has proven himself to be a determined, hardworking, committed and driven individual who is passionate about quality and excellent client service. He has led large multinational and multi-location engagement teams, receiving awards and recognition for exceptional client service delivery, exemplary leadership and people management skills.

Uzo is an award-winning champion of Work-Life integration and has played an active role in the firm’s Annual CSR activities over the years. His passion and hobbies include Travelling, Running, Mountain Hiking, Music, Art, Poetry, Sports and voluntary contribution to communities. Uzo is also passionate about adventure, nature and the environment and has leveraged sports activities along these areas to promote charitable causes in Nigeria and around the world.

Uzo is a partner in the KPMG West Africa Impact Plan team which is responsible for driving the Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) strategy within KPMG, speaking to the firm’s commitments and actions across four important categories: Planet, People, Prosperity and Governance. Uzo is specifically responsible for leading the Planet category which focuses on managing our impact on the  environment to build a  more sustainable and  resilient future.

Uzo is a Frist Class Honours Graduate of Botany from the University of Benin, Nigeria. He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He joined KPMG in 2005 and became partner in October 2021.