DAVID UZOSIKE

David is a Partner and Principal Consultant at Drakkevista Global Services with over 17 years of experience. Before co-founding Drakkevista, David had over 16 years diverse consulting experience working at KPMG where he led various cross-border and cross-functional engagement


David possesses diverse professional experience and international exposure in the following areas: Project Management, Infrastructure and Government Transformation, Global Mobility Services, Recruitment, Surveys, HR Services, etc.

His experience cuts across various sectors viz: Government, Energy and Natural Resources, Aviation, Information, Communication and Technology, Consumer Markets, etc.

David has served as the engagement lead on global mobility, recruitment and outsourced manpower services, for various multinational organisations across various industries. He also led teams on various survey engagements designed in line with the clients’ terms of reference as well as set to determine the prevailing benchmark for the given criteria.

Was also a resource person and contributor to the data collation and analytics team for the Economic Intelligence Unit.

More recently, David worked as a consultant to the Federal Government of Nigeria on the Ease of Doing Business reform project as a Technical Lead & Head, EEP Cluster.

He led and supervised various reform areas which includes:​
Entry and Exit of People: he coordinated reforms in the Entry and Exit of People indicator area which covered over 8 Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) of the Federal Government. ​

Paying Taxes: he coordinated reforms in the Paying Taxes indicator area which involved working with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), the Joint Tax Board (JTB) the National Assembly and various states internal revenue services (including LIRS in Lagos).​

David is currently consulting for the Enabling Business Environment Secretariat (EBES) as its Technical Lead.​

Qualifications and Professional Membership
  • Fellow, Institute of Payroll Administrators
  • B.Sc. Psychology, University of Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
  • Member, Nigeria Institute of Management​
  • Member, Project Management institute (PMI)​
  • Budgeting and Scheduling Projects – University of California, Irvine
  • Managing Projects Risks and Changes - University of California, Irvine
  • A World Bank Doing Business Methodology Expert