Jason is one of the leading tax practitioners in the UK, specialising in tax audit, direct tax and VAT, as well as tax treaty and State aid. He is also a leading expert on Country-by-Country reporting, FATCA and the OECD’s Common Reporting Standard. Jason is a Committee member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and is consistently top-ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers.
Richard was previously Finance Director for the BBC before becoming the Global Head of VAT for the TMF Group. He founded his own company in 2014 and specialises in Global Indirect Tax.
Chris is a business wargaming specialist who has helped companies like Shell to stress test new projects. His company works with Waitrose, the Co-op and the NHS as well as other businesses, to look for blind spots to predict future crises.
Chris is a former Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Marines, who advised on Afghan Strategy to the Cabinet Office and coordinated the design of the drawdown of the UK presence in Afghanistan. He left the Armed Forces to provide consultancy to BUPA, Heineken and Standard Life Investments, amongst others.
A Fellow of the Strategic Planning Society, Chris regularly speaks at summits and conferences and also lectures at the London Business School.
George regularly advises on both the development and the implementation of domestic and international expansion strategies. The work he undertakes ranges from facilitating an overview at the highest level, through to identifying specific areas for expansion and working with colleagues on the ground to support the execution of the chosen strategy.
George is a member of the Tax Working Party of the Association of Partnership Practitioners. He regularly broadcasts, lectures and writes on all aspects of professional practices and taxation.
Michael is group Chief Financial Officer of the Lycamobile Group. Michael has extensive experience in both public and private accompanies and was Chief Financial Officer at Kalido, a tech company owned by Royal Dutch Shell, which he steered to an exit from Shell via a MBO.
Michael has also been Treasury and Credit Director with the international technology group, Madge Networks N.V, which listed on NASDAQ, while also leading the company to acquire a large Israeli subsidiary.