Mustapha Ndajiwo

Mustapha is an International Consultant. He is currently consulting for the Federal Inland Revenue Service as the Special Assistant (Technical) to the Executive Chairman. His role is to provide technical advice to the Executive Chairman on tax policy, tax administration and tax reforms in Nigeria.
He is also the founder of the African Centre for Tax and Governance (ACTG) and a co- founder of Astound Consult Limited. As a tax policy expert with about 8 years of past experience with the Federal Inland Revenue Service of Nigeria, his proficiency and skills include conducting audit, taxpayer education and tax policy research and analysis.
Before taking up his current role with the FIRS, Mustapha worked with the Tax Justice Network based in London and consulted for the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) UK, Tax Justice Network Africa (TJNA), Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), Public Service International (PSI) and the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) among others.
He has published research on different tax policy issues and presented same at various local and international conferences including the ATAF high level policy dialogue, Tax Justice Annual Conference, DIE Bonn Annual Conference, African Tax Research Network Conference, IBFD/FIT Conference, the South Centre Conference, the Nigerian Governors Forum and the Tax Justice Network Africa Pan African Conference on Illicit Financial Flows.He has participated in many high level tax policy discussions including the sessions of the UN Tax Committee of experts on international cooperation. He has trained African members of parliament, top officials of African revenue authorities, top officials of African ministries of finance, civil society actors and students on different aspects of tax policy and administration.
He holds a BSc in Economics and a Masters in Tax Policy and Tax Administration from the Berlin School of Economics and Law. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, a member of the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Monitoring Group, an advisory board member of the Nigerian Tax Research Network and an advisory board member of the Journal for Financing Africa.