Taiwo Oyedele is the Head of Tax and Corporate Advisory Services at PwC Nigeria (the world’s leading professional services firm with presence in over 150 countries). Taiwo has been in the forefront as a thought leader and prominent speaker on key accounting and tax issues including the tax implications of IFRS Adoption and Transfer Pricing. He is an ardent advocate of tax reforms with particular emphasis on tax simplification and transparency. He recently represented the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria at the National Economic Council (body of all 36 Governors and the Vice President) to successfully make a case for reforms to address multiplicity of taxes.
Taiwo writes articles in leading national newspapers (including Guardian and BusinessDay), professional journals, international magazines and newsletters. He is a regular presenter and a highly sought after public speaker delivering over 200 speeches and presentations around the world in the past 3 years alone. Notable among these include presentations at the Africa Congress of Accountants (Kenya 2011 & Ghana 2013), Oil & Gas / Energy Conference (Houston 2011 & Dubai 2013), Series of Executive IFRS Training (London & Dubai 2011 - 2013), Global Transfer Pricing Conference (New York 2012), Mergers & Acquisition Conference (Istanbul 2012), BT Africa Conference (South Africa 2012), Nor Shipping Conference (Norway 2013), “Tax and Transparency After the G8: Nigeria and Beyond” at the House of Commons in Westminster (London 2013), Africa Tax and Business Symposium (Mauritius 2013).