Rukaiya el Rufai

Rukaiya El-Rufai is PwC Nigeria’s lead on Sustainability & Climate Change services. Rukaiya holds an MPA in Public Policy & Management from the prestigious London School of Economics & Political Science and Hertie School of Governance Berlin. She graduated from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, where she studied Accounting. She is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years of industry and consulting work experience. Her experience spans consulting and blue-chip companies in the Nigerian telecommunication industry where she held several roles prior to joining PwC. She has advised a broad range of public and private sector clients on issues across the sustainability value chain.

Rukaiya has a practical, top-level experience at the Ministry of Finance, Budget & National Planning where she served as a Special Advisor to the Minister on national revenue matters including Domestic Resource Mobilization (DRM). She is a regular speaker at conferences dedicated to sustainability.