Dipo is a Partner at Templars and heads the Tax Advisory team. He is a fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).
Dipo holds a B.Sc in Economics from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) and also a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Lagos.
He was also a two-time chairman of the Tax Committee of Oil Producers’ Trade Sector (OPTS) of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industries.
For over a thirty year career period with Mobil Producing Nigeria, an upstream affiliate of ExxonMobil Corporation, USA, he was charged with various portfolios in General Accounting, Joint Venture Accounting, Financial Reporting & Controls.
He later assumed the position of Manager Taxes and was responsible for all tax related functions including tax planning, advisories, reporting and personnel management of Mobil Producing Nigeria and 12 other subsidiaries of ExxonMobil Corporation in Nigeria.
Given his background, Dipo is familiar with the Nigerian fiscal environment and the related tax law & practice.