Olowofela Ismail Abiru

Olowofela Ismail Abiru (Co-Programming Director) is a seasoned career public sector professional who has in the past decade earned a reputation as an effective administrator and project manager, working with key stakeholders in government and the private sector to deliver on key revenue and policy initiatives.

He is a Certified Fraud Examiner, and currently works as an Information Systems Auditor with the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS). He has managed various high profile projects within this critical arm of government and continues to provide strategic leadership on key initiatives to the management and board.

Olowofela’s experience spans leadership of revenue generation, tax audit and fraud examination teams on projects covering mid and large sized corporations in various sectors. He has a reputation for being thorough and delivering on high impact projects.

Olowofela holds an MBA from the Edinburgh Business School, UK. He is also a qualified Project Management Professional from the PMI, USA, and a Chartered Economist.

He brings to the board, deep expertise in administration, project planning, and stakeholder management, combined with an expansive knowledge of policy and the financial regulatory framework in Nigeria.

In his spare time, Olowofela loves photography, and cycling.