African Multidisciplinary Tax Journal

Editorial Committee

Prof Uwuigbe, Uwalomwa

Prof Uwuigbe, Uwalomwa

Editor-in-Chief

Professor Uwalomwa Uwuigbe is currently the Dean, College of Management and Social Sciences, Covenant University, Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor of Accounting Degree in Accounting (BSc Accounting 1998), Master in Business Administration Degree (MBA, 2003), Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD in Accounting, 2011) and a Master of Science Degree (MSc Accounting, 2012). As part of his professional qualifications, Uwalomwa Uwuigbe is an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institute of Taxation (ACTI) and an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (AMNIM). Similarly, he is a certified Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and an Associate of Cost and Management Accountants (ACMA) with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) United Kingdom. He is a consultant to GIZ on the Good Financial Governance in Africa Programme, sponsored by the German Development Cooperation. He has successfully supervised over 10 Master’s degree students and 9 PhD students in Accounting. Professor Uwalomwa Uwuigbe is the first editor-in-chief of the African Multidisciplinary Tax Journal.

ORCid: 000-0001-8769-3492

Dr Olayinka Moses, PhD CPA CNA

Dr Olayinka Moses, PhD CPA CNA

Olayinka (Yinka) Moses teaches Accounting, Management Accounting and Accounting Information Systems in the School of Accounting and Commercial Law, Wellington School of Business and Government, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Yinka’s research interest intersects management accounting and financial reporting. His research considers, inter alia, how accountability is implicated in management accounting and sustainability reporting, and has been published in several journals including Accounting and Finance, the Journal of Contemporary Accounting & Economics, the Social and Environmental Accountability Journal, Advances in Environmental Accounting & Management, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade. Yinka serves as a section editor for Accounting, Corporate Governance & Business Ethics for the Cogent Business & Management Journal; and is the Co-editor for the Advances in Environmental Accounting & Management special issue, Volume 10, 2021. He also serves as an editorial board member for Advances in Environmental Accounting & Management; the African Accounting and Finance Journal (AAFJ), the  Makerere Business School Journal and the Nigerian Accounting Horizon.

 

Yinka plays a prominent role in deepening accounting and finance research in Africa. He is a member of the Implementation and Review Committee (IRC) for the Africa Call for Accounting and Finance Research Initiative (ACAFRI). ACAFRI is a World Bank supported initiative through the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) and the African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA) to develop the research capacity of African academics. Yinka is also an Executive Member of the AAFA and has been its Treasurer since September 2020. Before assuming this role, he served as the AAFA Diaspora Representative (2019-2020); Conference Secretariat Manager (2015-2019) and was awarded the AAFA Award for Excellent Service in 2019.

 

Yinka has received several awards and honours. He is the first recipient of the Craig Buck Andrews Scholarship in Financial Reporting and Financial Management. This scholarship was established at VUW by the late Craig Buck Andrews of the World Bank to support research in natural resources revenue management. Other scholarly awards Yinka has received include the Early Career Researcher Award Best Paper Prize in Accounting; a R W Steele Scholarship in Accounting; a first equal prize winner of the Wellington International Student Excellence Award; a Philip Brown Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Doctoral Education Network Scholarship; an Institute of Finance Professionals New Zealand Scholarship; and a Postgraduate Teaching Award Nominee for the Faculty of Commerce. He has also received a Life Membership Award from the VUW Postgraduate Students’ Association in recognition of his contribution to VUW the Postgraduate Students’ Association

Dr Haruna Issahaku

Dr Haruna Issahaku

Dr Haruna Issahaku BSc (UDS, Tamale, Ghana), MPhil, PhD (Ghana) is Senior Lecturer and Head, Department of Economics and Entrepreneurship Development, University for Development Studies, Ghana. He holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Ghana. His current research focuses on digital finance, financial inclusion, agricultural finance and inclusive development. His research works have been published by Elsevier, Emerald and Springer and have appeared in internationally reputable journals such as Research in International Business and Finance, Review of Development Finance, Journal of African Business, Agricultural Finance Review, amongst others. He has over 20 peer reviewed journal publications and 5 book chapters. He is a member of a number of professional associations including the Econometric Society, the Africa Finance and Economics Association, and Society for the Study of Emerging Markets.

ORCid: 0000-0002-6324-9546

Dr Jide Ifedayo Ibietan

Dr Jide Ifedayo Ibietan

Dr Jide Ibietan is an Associate Professor of Public Administration at Covenant University Ota-Nigeria. He is a Research Active Scholar who is widely published in reputable Nigerian and international journals indexed by notable academic databases. His research interests include Public Policy, Governance and Development issues, Public Administration, Local Government Administration, among others. He has supervised many master’s and Ddoctoral theses. He serves on the editorial boards of many esteemed journals and reviews for several others in Nigeria and around the globe.

Dr Samuel Nana Yaw Simpson

Dr Samuel Nana Yaw Simpson

Department of Accounting, Business School, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana

Dr Seydou Coulibaly

Dr Seydou Coulibaly

Seydou Coulibaly is an economist, currently consulting with the African Natural Resources Centre of the African Development Bank as Project Manager of the Financial Modelling for the Extractive Sector Project. Seydou holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Clermont Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand, France – specifically from the Centre for Studies and Research on International Development (CERDI). He holds two Master’s degrees – one in Public Finance in Developing and Emerging Countries from the same university, and another in Applied Econometrics from the University of Science and Technology of Lille, France.

Seydou’s research experience and areas of professional interest include tax policy, oil and mining fiscal regimes, environmental taxation, financial modelling for the extractive sector and domestic resource mobilisation. He has published research papers in peer reviewed journals including the Journal of African Economies, the African Development Bank Working Papers Series and the African Tax Research Network Working Paper Series.

Before consulting for the African Natural Resources Centre of the African Development Bank, Seydou worked as a consultant economist with the Bank’s Governance and Public Financial Management Department. He was also a data analyst at the African Development Bank’s Development Economics Research Department and has lectured in Macroeconomics at the University of Clermont Auvergne, France.

Dr Giovanni Occhiali

Dr Giovanni Occhiali

Dr Giovanni Occhiali is a development economist and a research fellow at the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD), where he works on a number of projects related to tax administration, tax and governance as well as co-leading the ICTD’s capacity building programme. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Birmingham and prior to joining ICTD, he was a Researcher at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and an Overseas Development Institute Fellow at the National Revenue Authority of Sierra Leone. His research focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa, and outside of the field of taxation, his main interests are energy economics and industrial policies.

ORCid: 0000-0002-3541-5420

Prof Carika Fritz

Prof Carika Fritz

Prof Carika Fritz is an associate professor in the School of Law, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa where she lectures tax law on undergraduate and post graduate level. She holds the degrees LLB, LLM, LLD from the University of Pretoria and is an admitted attorney and notary public. She frequently presents research papers, locally and abroad, and has published several articles in peer-reviewed accredited journals. Her research focus is tax administration and taxpayers’ rights.