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International Tax Services Leadership Team

David Gibbs
Team Chair / UK / EMEA David Gibbs Partner/Shareholder

Firm
Alliotts (London office)

Location
London, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 20 7240 9971
Website: http://www.alliotts.com

David Gibbs is Head of Corporate Tax at Alliotts in London and is Chair of the alliance's International Tax Services Group. David is also on the Global Mobility Services Group's Leadership Team.

Marie-Lise Swinne
Belgium / EMEA Marie-Lise Swinne Partner/Shareholder

Firm
Tax Consult, S.A.

Location
Brussels, Belgium

Time Zone: UTC+5

Tel: +32 2675 5005
Mobile: +32.475.97.06.20
Website: http://www.taxconsult.be/en/partners

Marie-Lise Swinne has been practicing as a tax specialist for over 24 years and has been a partner at Tax Consult in Belgium since 2006. Marie-Lise is on the Leadership Team of the alliance's International Tax Services Group.

She is now Head of the firm's Corporate Tax Department. Before joining Tax Consult, she was a senior within the Tax department of Arthur Andersen. Marie-Lise holds a Masters degree in Law (University of Brussels), as well as a Masters degree in Business Law and a Masters degree in Tax Law. She is a registered member of IEC, the Belgian professional organization of Chartered Accountant and Tax Advisers.

Jamie Towers
Australia / Asia Pacific Jamie Towers Partner & Deputy Worldwide Chair

Firm
Hanrick Curran (Brisbane office)

Location
Brisbane, Australia

Time Zone: UTC+10

Tel: +61 7 32183900
Website: http://www.hanrickcurran.com.au

Jamie Towers was appointed Alliott Group's Deputy Worldwide Chairman in November 2017 and is also the Chairman of the Asia Pacific regional membership. Furthermore, Jamie is a key member of the association's International Tax Services Group and serves on the group's Leadership Team.

As a partner at Hanrick Curran, Jamie leads the firm's Tax Consulting practice and the Asian Business Services Division, which has a focus on assisting international clients to establish business in Australia and allows them to concentrate on expanding their business, knowing the compliance requirements are being looked after.

He has been providing taxation advice to a diverse range of clients in the Brisbane and Sydney marketplace from family businesses to listed corporates since 1995.

Jamie's background includes Senior Managerial roles with one of Australia's leading accounting firms which allowed him to develop his expertise in taxation for both Australian and international clients. Jamie works closely with Hanrick Curran's clients to simplify taxation obligations and to create tax effective structures and solutions for businesses and their owners.

He works closely with corporate and family groups to help achieve their asset protection, wealth creation and inter-generational goals. In addition, Jamie consults to accountants and other finance professionals to assist them with tax training or to provide up to date tax advice to their clients.

Jamie regularly presents on taxation topics for various professional bodies including the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and the Taxation Institute of Australia. In addition to specialising in taxation consulting, Jamie also provides general business and accounting advice to clients in a variety of industries.

Jamie's areas of expertise consist of income tax planning and restructuring, tax reform, capital gains tax, goods and services tax, fringe benefits tax and business tax risk review and profiling.

Jamie's qualifications and professional memberships include: a Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Queensland University of Technology; a Masters of Taxation, University of Sydney; a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand; and a Fellow of Taxation Institute of Australia (Chartered Tax Advisor).

Kamil Lewandowski
Poland / EMEA Kamil Lewandowski Partner/Shareholder

Firm
ALTO

Location
Warsaw, Poland

Time Zone: UTC+1

Tel: +48 22 652 27 51
Website: http://www.altoadvisory.pl/en

Kamil Lewandowski is a founder and partner at FL Tax in Poland and a key member of the alliance's International Tax Services Group, serving on the Leadership Team.

Kamil advises local and foreign clients on tax effective structures for their business, acquisitions and the disposal of companies. Kamil focuses on tax planning for corporations and High Net Worth Individuals. He also advises on domestic and cross-border VAT issues.

He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law at the University of Lublin. Kamil has been a licensed tax advisor since 2009.

Amie Cheung
Hong Kong / Asia Pacific Amie Cheung Principal

Firm
Lawrence Cheung CPA Company Ltd

Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Time Zone: UTC+8

Tel: +852 2521 6692
Website: http://www.lccpa.com.hk

Amie is a principal at Hong Kong accounting firm Lawrence Cheung CPA and serves on the Leadership Team of the alliance's International Tax Services Group.

Maurice Kruidenier
Netherlands / EMEA Maurice Kruidenier Managing Partner/Shareholder

Firm
Borrie (Rotterdam office)

Location
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Time Zone: UTC+1

Tel: +31 10 266 77 33
Mobile: +31 6 52523731
Website: http://www.borrie.nl

Maurice is a partner at Dutch accounting firm Borrie and is a key member of the alliance's International Tax Services Group, serving on the group's Leadership Team.

Guillermo Villegas Jnr.
Mexico / Latin America Guillermo Villegas Jnr. Partner/Shareholder

Firm
Villegas y Villegas

Location
Monterrey, Mexico

Time Zone: UTC-6

Tel: +52 8181903524
Website: http://www.villegasyvillegas.com.mx

Guillermo is a partner at Mexican accounting firm Villegas y Villegas and serves on the Leadership Team of the alliance's International Tax Services Group. He has a bachelors degree in Finance and Accounting and is in the process of obtaining his masters degree in U.S. Tax.

Guillermo has experience of working for Big Four accounting firms and joined the family firm in 2012, taking charge of the international practice of the firm as well as the transfer pricing department and assists in some of the audit projects.

Simon Kelly
Isle of Man / EMEA Simon Kelly Managing Director

Firm
Dixcart Management (IOM) Ltd

Location
Douglas, Isle of Man

Time Zone: UTC+0

Tel: +44 1624 615598
Website: http://www.dixcart.com

Simon is the Managing Director at Dixcart Management in the Isle of Man and serves on the Leadership Team of the alliance's International Tax Services Group.

He manages a large portfolio of international clients, in varying business sectors from trading clients, fund administration, property development and investment. Simon trained and qualified with PwC.

Santiago Lussich Torrendell
Uruguay / Latin America Santiago Lussich Torrendell Partner & Worldwide Board Member

Firm
Estudio Lussich Torrendell & Asociados

Location
Montevideo, Uruguay

Time Zone: UTC-3

Tel: +598 29155898
Website: http://www.lta.com.uy

Santiago Lussich Torrendell is the managing partner at Uruguay accounting firm Estudio Lussich Torrendell & Asociados. He is an important member of the International Tax Services Group, serving on the group's Leadership Team.

Joseph Canny
Australia / Asia Pacific Joseph Canny Partner/Shareholder

Firm
Jamison Alliott

Location
Melbourne, Australia

Time Zone: UTC+10

Tel: +61 3 9650 9786

Joseph Canny is a Partner in the firm of Jamison Alliott and a member of the International Tax Group for which he serves on the Leadership Team. He has a Bachelor of Business (Acc) (B Bus).

He has 30 years of professional experience including four years with Deloitte as a Supervisor in the Business Services Division, and 25 years as a Partner of Jamison Alliott.

Since 2013 he has also been recognised as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Christian Bruetting
Germany / EMEA Christian Bruetting Partner

Firm
audalis Kohler Punge & Partner mbB

Location
Dortmund, Germany

Tel: +49 231 2255500
Mobile: +49 231 2255-424
Website: http://www.audalis.de

Christian Br�tting is a partner at audalis, Kohler, Punge & Partner - an independent, full-service firm specialized in business, legal, taxation and auditing consultancy services in the Ruhr area in Germany.
His key areas are domestic and international tax structuring. His areas of focus include also corporate valuation and family office management. As an expert in business management consulting, he regularly advises clients in key aspects of business organization, such as due diligence, compliance projects, company assessments, relocation of operations, as well as planning and support issues associated with family office.
In previous years, he served as a Co-leader of the Expert Committee on Capital Investment/Banking and Capital Market Law of the Association of German Portfolio Management Tax Consultation (DVVS) and as a member of the Advisory Board for Banking of the Tax Consultant Association of Westfalen-Lippe.

Gregory Millar
New Zealand / Asia Pacific Gregory Millar Director

Firm
Alliott NZ Limited

Location
Auckland, New Zealand

Tel: +64 9520 9200
Website: http://www.alliott.co.nz

Greg Millar is a director at New Zealand accounting firm Alliott NZ Ltd. Greg specialises in tax and business advisory, with an emphasis on the property, medical and hospitality industries.

Greg is a member of the alliance's International Tax Services Group and serves on the group's Leadership Team.

Diego Vanasia
Italy / EMEA Diego Vanasia Partner/Shareholder

Firm
BĒS Associati

Location
Milan, Italy

Time Zone: UTC+1

Tel: +39 02 87 240 100
Website: http://www.besassociati.it/

Diego is a partner at Sorefisa in Italy and a key member of the alliance's International Tax Services Group, serving on the group's Leadership Team. Specialises in audit and is active in working for multinational groups including transfer pricing issues.

Diego previously worked for PwC.

Nora Heimburger
Germany / EMEA Nora Heimburger Managing Director

Firm
Hettinger und Partner GmbH

Location
St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Time Zone: UTC+1

Tel: +49 6227 86330
Website: http://www.hettingerundpartner.de

Nora is the managing director at German accounting firm Hettinger und Partner. She serves on the Leadership Team of the alliance's International Tax Services Group.

KG Tan
Singapore / Asia Pacific KG Tan Managing partner

Firm
Precursor

Location
Singapore, Singapore

Time Zone: UTC+8

Tel: +65 6336 5500
Website: http://www.precursor.com.sg

KG Tan is an important member of the alliance's International Tax Services Group, playing a vital part on the group's Leadership Team in the Asia Pacific region.

Prior to setting up his own certified public accounting firm, Mr. K.G. Tan had over 10 years experience in the field of finance, accounting, auditing and corporate finance advisory (particularly in areas of local listing, mergers and acquisition and trade and structured finance).

His major highlights include being an Audit Manager in Arthur Andersen (now merged with Ernst & Young), one of the largest international public accounting firms in the world. He was also the Group Financial controller of Asia Power Corporation Limited (Listed in SGX) and Head of Structured Finance in a privately owned multinational conglomerate.

Luzmaria Concannon
USA / North America Luzmaria Concannon Partner/Shareholder

Firm
Weber, Shapiro & Company LLP

Location
Woodcliff Lake, United States of America

Time Zone: UTC-5

Tel: +1 201 3270400
Website: http://www.webershapiro.com

Luzmaria is a partner at Weber Shapiro and is responsible for the firm's tax, technical, and administrative functions. Luzmaria is a key member of the alliance's International Tax Services Group and serves on the Leadership Team.

She has over 17 years of diversified tax and accounting experience, although her career has been primarily focused on taxation for the last 10 years.

She has extensive experience in the preparation and review of individual, corporate, partnership, and nonprofit returns; including multi-state taxation. She is very proficient in tax research and has written on many tax issues. Prior to joining Weber, Shapiro & Company LLP, Luzmaria worked for a large regional accounting firm.

Carlos Montesa
Spain Carlos Montesa Managing Partner/Shareholder

Firm
Abbantia Abogados y Asesores Tributarios (Seville office)

Location
Seville, Spain

Time Zone: UTC+1

Tel: +34 954 990 226
Mobile: +34 617473556
Website: http://www.abbantia.com

Solicitor. He specialises in Tax Law. He has a post-graduate diploma in European Communities awarded by the Free University of Brussels in cooperation with the University of Seville and the Sevillian Chamber of Commerce. He is an expert in providing advice to companies on taxation. He is the director of the firm's Tax Department at the Seville office. He is the secretary of the Board of Administration of various companies. Carlos was the first President of the Seville Association of Bankruptcy Studies (ASEC) and is a Bankruptcy Administrator. He is a Member of the European Food Law Association (EFLA) and the Andalusian Association of Agri-Food Law. He is also Honorary Consul of Sweden in Seville.