Honorary Advisor to the Board
Kunle Elebute is the Senior Partner, KPMG in Nigeria and Chairman, KPMG Africa. He has over 39 years of professional experience advising clients in the private/public sectors in Nigeria, West and Sub-Sahara Africa.
Prior to assuming the role of the Senior Partner, Kunle served as head of various sectors including the Financial Services and more recently Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare. He has also led various strategic and transformational projects for local and global clients.
He was admitted as a Partner and head of the Financial Services Audit practice in 1996, was made responsible for the Privatization and Emerging Practice in 1999 and led the Financial Advisory Services practice which included corporate finance, transaction and forensic services for the West African sub-region from 2002 – 2008. He became head of Advisory Services from 2008 to 2016 with responsibility for Deal Advisory, Management Consulting, Risk Consulting and Information Technology Advisory.
Kunle has a degree in Economics from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom (1982), qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1986 and he is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA). He is a member of the KPMG Global Board, as well as the KPMG Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMA) Board. Kunle serves on various not-for-profit Boards such as the Population Services International, Nigerian Economic Summit Group and American Business Council.