Robert is Global Head of Tax and Global Head of People for BDO International.
As a member of BDO’s Global Leadership team he is responsible for coordinating the activities of the BDO global organisation on a day to day basis, with specific responsibility for the growth and the development of the global tax business and the BDO People agenda. Since 2017 Robert has been leading a Global project for BDO called "Adviser of the Future" - which is broadly a project about the skills advisers will need in an age of increasing machine intelligence.
Until July 2019, Robert combined Global Head of Tax role with client work as a UK corporate international tax partner. In his client role, his main area of expertise is international tax planning and strategy, with specific emphasis on cross border financing, intellectual property planning and M&A structuring and support. He has over 30 years' experience in advising both UK and non-UK multinational companies (both quoted and private companies) on all aspects of their corporate tax affairs.