With representation from all regions and from the accounting and legal membership, the Worldwide Board discusses, develops and then monitors the implementation of all strategic matters. The board meets on a regular basis throughout the year.
The board has delegated the responsibility for the day to day running of the group to the Executive Director and his team within the Executive Office. The Executive Director and Executive Office team are held accountable for their actions and the successful management of the group by the Worldwide Board.
Members of the board are elected by the membership at the group's Annual Meeting and serve a term of six years.
London, United Kingdom
Colin Farmer is the Managing Partner in the London office of our London and South East England accounting firm member Alliotts and was appointed Alliott Group Worldwide Chair in November 2017.
Colin is specialised in understanding the complex issues facing inward investing businesses setting up in the UK. He provides practical advice and services to numerous UK subsidiaries of overseas companies, including a number of well known international retail chains, to help them maximise their investment in the UK.
Giles joined Alliott Group in November 2015 and is the alliance's COO. He has overall responsibility for group strategy and for ensuring the membership continues to thrive through growth and consolidation in key markets, the development and extension of group services and an improved return on investment for member firms.
He has over 15 years' experience working for international alliances in senior management roles and has also provided strategic marketing support to professional services firms.
Giles holds the Chartered Institute of Marketing Diploma in Digital Marketing and a degree in European Studies (French & German) from the University of Bath. Married with two children, a girl and a boy.
New York, United States of America
Time Zone: UTC-5
Mr. Berger leads the Firm's corporate tax practice. He is involved in structuring many of the corporate transactions in which the Firm is involved, especially in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, limited liability companies, partnerships and S corporations, executive compensation, private equity and venture capital investments, and fund formations. Mr. Berger also has extensive experience in the tax aspects of business start-ups, bankruptcy and debt restructurings, real estate transactions, cross-border transactions, federal and state audits and appeals, ruling requests and collection matters, and the formation and operation of tax-exempt organizations.
Mr. Berger also maintains an active corporate law practice involving the formation and ongoing representation of large and mid-sized business entities, private investment funds and joint ventures, and he is regularly engaged by both management and employees in the negotiation and drafting of executive employment and separation/severance agreements.
Alliott NZ Limited
Auckland, New Zealand
Specialist in providing taxation and accounting advice to overseas owned business operating in NZ
Industry areas of Expertise - Transport, Motor Vehicle , Retail, and Service Industries
Previously with Deloitte in NZ and New York