Kunle Elebute is the National Senior Partner (NSP),KPMG in Nigeria and Chairman, KPMG West Africa. He has over 35years of professional experience advising clients in the public/private sectors in Nigeria, West and Sub-Sahara Africa. Prior to assuming the role of the NSP, Kunle served as head of various sectors including the Financial Services Industry (FSI) and more recently Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare(IGH).
Kunle qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1986 and has led various strategic and transformational projects for local & global clients. He was admitted as a Partner and head of the Financial Services Audit practice in 1996 and was made responsible for the Privatisation and Emerging Markets Practice in 1999. He led the Financial Advisory Services practice which included corporate finance, transaction and forensic services for the West African sub-region from 2002-2008 and became head of Advisory Services in 2008 to 2016 with responsibility for Deal Advisory, Management Consulting, Risk Consulting and Information TechnologyAdvisory.
Kunle has a degree in Economics from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom(1982). He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1986, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), an Accredited KPMG Global Valuations Specialist and an Executive Member of the KPMG Africa Global Infrastructure Group. He is also a member of theKPMG AfricaBoard, as well as the KPMG Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMA) Board.
Kunle serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Society for Family Health (SFH) which is the largest healthcare NGO in Nigeria. He is also on the Board of Population Services International (PSI) a global not for profit organization operating in the healthcare sector and has its headquarters in Washington DC, USA. Finally, he is on the Board of Governors of Igbobi College, Yaba which is anAnglican/Methodist Missionary School where he received his Secondary School Education from 1973-77. On all these Boards he serves on the Board Audit & Finance Committee and in two of the three organizations he serves as the Chair of theCommittee.