About Seyi Bickersteth

Prior to being the Chairman of KPMG Africa Practice and National Senior Partner of the Nigerian Practice, Seyi was the head of tax and regulatory practice and served as engagement partner on major tax advisory and compliance projects. Seyi plays an oversight and coordinating role in KPMG’s delivery of professional services to companies in the countries comprising the Gulf of Guinea including Nigeria, Cameroun, Angola, Equatorial Guinea & Gabon. He also heads the Oversight Committee for KPMG Africa. Seyi is a director of the Nigerian-South African Chamber of Commerce and a director of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, a think-tank responsible for brainstorming and articulating key policy and institutional reforms necessary to upgrade Nigeria’s infrastructure base. He was involved in Vision 2010 of the Federal Government of Nigeria, which prepared a memorandum on the vision for Nigeria, by year 2010. He has also chaired a working group on “Nigerian Tax Reforms 2003 & Beyond” for the Federal Government of Nigeria. Seyi also served on the technical committee of the Federal Government that prepared the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) for the oil and gas sector. The Bill is to reform the sector and encourage local content and active participation of indigenous players in the Nigerian oil and gas industry. Seyi has B.Sc in Economics from the University of Ibadan and M.Sc in Economics from the York University in Canada. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN). Seyi has also undergone several training programmes within and outside Nigeria on advance business management.

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