Ifueko M Omoigui Okauru, MFR
Date of Birth:
December 10, 1962
BSc. Accounting from University of Lagos;
MSc. Management Science, Imperial College;
MPA, Harvard Kennedy School.
Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
Chartered Tax Practitioner, Institute of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CITN)
September 2, 2019.
Independent Director, Board of Nigerian Breweries Plc, Independent Director, Board of SEPLAT Petroleum Development Company Limited; Chairman, Lagos State Employment Trust Fund; Managing Partner/Director, Compliance Professionals Plc; Chairman/Founder – ReStraL Ltd;
Skills, expertise and experience
Ifueko is a Fellow of ICAN and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).
From May 2004 to April 2012, Ifueko was the First female Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service of Nigeria, and the First female Chairman of the Joint Tax Board of Nigeria. She is reputed to have transformed the taxation space to unprecedented levels resulting in significant revenues generated and the development of Revenue Institutions at the Federal and State levels, as critical institutions of governance. During that period she was a part time member of the United Nations (UN) Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters as well as founding member of the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF)
From July 1996 to April 2004, Ifueko founded ReStral Ltd. (a Leadership and Management Services Company) and built the organization up from a zero base to a company par excellence. From December 1983 to March 1996, Ifueko worked across the broad spectrum of Audit, Tax and Consulting work in the firm of Arthur Andersen & Co. (now split into three firms – KPMG Professional Services, Verraki and Andersen Tax). She led the firm’s successful strategy consulting practice before her exit in 1996.
She is currently the Managing Partner of Compliance Professionals Plc – supporting individuals and organisations ensure compliance with rules and regulations; Chairman of the Nigeria Tax Research Network, member of the Board of Trustees of DAGOMO Foundation Nigeria (Limited by Guarantee), a family based Non-Governmental Organisation geared to community development and the Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) visiting fellow of practice at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford for the 2019/2020 year.