Corporate Profile of Mr. Olugbenga Anthony Olaleye: Executive Chairman, Ogun State Internal Revenue Service

Olugbenga Anthony OLALEYE is a renowned Accountant, Tax Consultant, Auditor, Mortgage Banker, and Business Advisor with over 37 years of experience. He is currently the Executive Chairman of Ogun State Internal Revenue Service (OGIRS), a position he assumed in September 2020.

He started his career with extensive exposure in Accounting, Audit, Tax, and Management Consulting with International firms of Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), and Arthur Andersen (now KPMG in Nigeria)

Mr. Olugbenga Anthony Olaleye

He is a distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), a Fellow of the Chartered Taxation Institute of Nigeria (FCTI), a John Maxwell (JMT) Certified Coach and a member of the Institute of Directors of Nigeria (loD).

Mr. Olaleye had his first degree in 1984 from the University of Calabar and was the best graduating student in Mathematics/Education Department. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989, got his Practising Licence in 1992, and became a Fellow of ICAN in 1997. He became a Fellow of the Chartered Taxation Institute (FCTI) of Nigeria in 2011.

He had two International mini-MBA Certifications from CWC School for Energy and American Management Association (AMA), USA. Mr. Olaleye has attended various International and In-country Management Development Programmes with renowned organizations such as Lagos Business School (LBS), Management Centre Europe (MCE), and PetroSkills USA, to mention a few.

Olugbenga Olaleye spent 12 years of his career with Diageo Plc, the parent company of Guinness Nigeria Plc (GNPIC), working across Africa and the United Kingdom, which further gave him deep and extensive International experience. He was the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of South Atlantic Petroleum Ltd. (SAPETRO), an indigenous Upstream Oil & Gas producing company in Nigeria, for over six years to April 2016. He has been in various Senior Management positions for more than 33 years.

His major skills cover almost all areas of Accounting, Taxation, Management Consulting, Corporate Finance, Receiverships & Liquidations, Project Evaluation, Risk Management, Auditing (Internal & External), Controls & Compliance, Strategic Planning, and People Development. He is also culturally sensitive to enabling environment and the people.

He is happily married to Stella Olaleye, and they are blessed with children.

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