Wole Obayomi

Partner & Head, Tax, Regulatory & People Services

KPMG in Nigeria

Wole Obayomi is a Partner & Head of Tax, Regulatory & People Service (TRPS) Practice of KPMG in Nigeria. He has been with the firm for 27 years and has significant experience in Taxation, Litigation, and Corporate/Commercial Legal and Regulatory Compliance and Advisory Services. He is a thought leader on investment regulation and promotion in Nigeria and had occasionally been invited by the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) to serve as a resource person to the Honorary International Investor Advisory Council, Office of the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Wole has advised on several tax, legal, business regulatory issues in various commercial transactions and has been instrumental to notable tax, legal, regulatory and institutional reforms in Nigeria. His advocacy for improving the operating environment for manufacturing companies led to the trail blazing granting of income tax holiday to existing manufacturing companies expanding or investing in new factories or production lines or products in Nigeria.

Education and qualifications
  • Master of Laws (L.L.M., International Economic Law) with Distinction, Warwick University, UK

  • Master of Laws (L.L.M.), University of Lagos, Nigeria

  • Nigerian Law School, 2nd Class Honours (Upper Division)

  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), 2nd Class Honours (Upper Division), University of Lagos, Nigeria

  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Taxation, Nigeria

  • Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK

  • Member, Nigeria Bar Association

  • Member, Advisory Board, Nigeria Economic Summit Group