Our Senior Managers

Adeniyi Sunmola


Adeniyi is a Director in Ascension‎. He is saddled with the responsibility of coordinating the operational activities with support from other Managers and Senior Consultants.

Adeniyi has over the years acquired practical experience in assurance, tax and other related services in key sectors of the Nigerian economy. Prior to joining Ascensions, he was a manager in Business Tax Compliance with Ernst & Young. He was also a former ‎staff of Horwath Dafinone where he spent three years before he left as a supervisor coordinating various clients' engagements. Adeniyi started his professional career with Baker Tilly Nigeria (former Aneni Dairo & Co.) where he worked for five years before he joined Horwath Dafinone. He is a highly competent and reliable personality who brings a refreshing approach to his assignment on‎ both multinational and national companies.

Adeniyi is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) and certified member of Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). He holds Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computer Science from The Polytechnic, Ibadan and has attended numerous training and seminars.

Lanre Olowolaju

Senior Manager


Lanre is a Senior Manager in our Firm. He supports the Partners for the general business development to ensure delivering of services applying professionalism, integrity and respect as the platform for exceeding clients’ expectations. Lanre possesses a vast experience in providing sustainable bespoke tax solutions and a unique approach to tax consulting with specific emphasis on Business Tax Compliance (Corporate Tax and Petroleum Profit Tax), Tax Audit and Investigation, Tax Planning, Tax Advisory and Tax Due Diligence.

Prior to joining Ascension, he was at UAC of Nigeria Plc as Group Tax Manager with the responsibilities for the Group’s overall tax planning, policy and strategy for all eleven (11) companies within the group. Before moving to UAC, he was with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as an Assistant Manager with focus on Corporate Tax Advisory services to start-up companies, referred clients from PwC Global Offices and Tax Thought Leadership after handling some Tax Accountant positions with Bovis Lend Lease, Fidelity Investments International and Intec Telecoms Systems in the United Kingdom. He also had a stint with Akintola Williams Deloitte as a Senior Consultant specialising on general business tax compliance and advisory.

Lanre is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) and an Associate of Chartered Institute of Taxation (ACTI). He holds a B.Sc. in Applied Accounting from the Oxford Brookes University, U.K. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Manchester Business School, United Kingdom.

He has attended various conferences and seminars at local and International level on International Tax and Transfer Pricing.