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Meet the speakers at Gold West Africa 


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Olufemi Babem

Associate Director


Mining Centre of Excellence, KPMG, Nigeria

Olufemi is an Associate Director in the Tax, Regulatory and People Services Division of KPMG Nigeria.  He has over 13 years of experience, providing tax, financial and regulatory solutions to companies in the energy and natural resources sector (i.e., oil and gas, mining and power).  His clients include local and multinational companies operating in Nigeria.


Some of his specializations include: targeted due diligence, contract reviews and structuring, regulatory dispute resolution, cross-border tax and regulatory advisory, finance function process reviews, tax advocacy, cost optimization strategies, provision of financial and regulatory support to start-up companies.


He is a mining lead for KPMG in Nigeria, and a member of KPMG Africa's mining line of business. He co-authored the maiden Nigerian mining guide (in its third edition) and has contributed to international journals on mining.


In addition to publishing a number of other articles locally and internationally, he has co-authored the Nigerian Oil and Gas Sector Guide and Nigerian Sustainable Technologies Guide.

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