Comfort Olu. Eyitayo
Comfort Olu. Eyitayo was appointed to the IFAC SMP Advisory Group (SMPAG) in January 2023. She was nominated by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).
Comfort Eyitayo is currently the Senior Partner of a small accounting, auditing, and tax practice in Nigeria. Prior to this, she was an Audit Manager with KPMG, Nigeria. She has over 35 years of experience in accounting, auditing, and tax practice and is responsible for a wide range of clients, including owner-managed companies and not-for-profit entities.
Comfort was president of ICAN from June 2021 to May 2022, having previously served in several other capacities at ICAN, including as chair of key committees. She has served on the Governing Council of ICAN since 2007. She was the President of Association of Accountancy Bodies in West Africa (ABWA) after serving as the Treasurer of the Association. She has served as a Board Member of Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA). She is as a Technical Advisor to a Member of IFAC Professional Accountancy Organisation Development Advisory Group (PAODAG).
Comfort was conferred with National Honours Award as an Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON). She earned an HND in Accounting, an Advanced Diploma in Economics, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting in the United Kingdom.