Dr. Kriz David is a Futurist and a Tax Expert. He holds a doctorate degree in Strategic Leadership and Foresight from Regent University, Virginia Beach, United States of America, and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) degree in Financial Services from the East London Business School (UEL), United Kingdom. Dr. Kriz David is a member of the Association of Professional Futurists.
Dr. Kriz David is the proponent of “Leverage Points for Prosperity of Nations”, a leadership model that spotlights the critical leverage points to spur economic growth and prosperity of a nation. The model is a veritable tool for economic, social and political intervention that can be deployed:
He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Fellow of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) and a Certified Forensic Accountant with over twenty years of professional experience in Taxation, Corporate Advisory and Management Consulting.
He has a wide range of industry experience which includes: Banks and other Financial Services Institution, Building and Construction, Capital Market, Information Technology and Telecommunication, Manufacturing and Retailing, Oil and Gas (Upstream and Downstream). In 2005 he led teams of consultants to carry out comprehensive due diligence on fourteen (14) banks that gave rise to the new enlarged Access Bank Plc, BankPHB Plc, FCMB Plc, and Fidelity Bank Plc.
He is a faculty for ICAN Mandatory Continuous Professional Education (MCPE. He is a conference speaker. He has presented papers in several workshops and seminars on IFRS and Taxation.
He has vast knowledge of the Tax Laws and Policies of several countries. His tax expertise includes Tax Policies Formulation, Tax Strategies, Tax Risk Management and Transaction Services. Kriz is the author of the book titled “Tax Strategy: Craft and Implement Fiscal and Monetary Policies for Economic Growth and Prosperity” and “The Tax Manual: Principles and Practice of Taxation in Nigeria.” The books are veritable tools for Policy Makers, Tax Administrators, Tax Consultants, Tax Lecturer and Students.
Dr. Kriz David is a lead consultant in IFRS conversion and implementation projects. At various workshops and trainings Kriz has identified the knowledge gap, the commercial awareness and the financial architecture requirements to support the adoption of IFRS in Nigeria. He is the authored “IFRS and Tax: A succinct exposition of key IFRS and the tax implications in Nigeria.” In the book, he also highlighted the challenges and the impact of IFRS adoption in Nigeria on business operations, Information Technology and Corporate and Financial Reporting, and Accounting for taxes and tax filing for entities reporting under IFRS.
He also authored “IFRS Conversion Manual” with the aim bridging the knowledge gap and skills required for seamless transition from the Nigeria GAAP to IFRS and IPSAS. The book provides Comparative Analysis of Nigerian GAAP, full IFRS & IFRS for SMEs and practical insight on Preparation of IFRS Transition Reports, Preparation of First IFRS Financial Statements and Public Sector Financial Reporting.