Alan is PwC Singapore Tax Leader and PwC’s Asia Pacific Value Chain Transformation (VCT) Tax Leader. Prior to his transfer to Singapore in January 2011, Alan was the partner in charge of PwC Canada’s Global Structuring practice where he was responsible for the firm’s services across International Tax, Transfer Pricing, Mergers and Acquisitions and Indirect Tax.
Before arriving in Canada in 1998, Alan was a partner for ten years in the Asia Pacific region including Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia. During his time in the region, Alan operated as a regional international tax advisory coordinator for a number of multinationals.
Alan has over 30 years experience in Tax and is a seasoned international tax advisor with extensive experience in VCT and transfer pricing. Alan has specialized in leading large, strategic projects designed to deliver sustainable operational and long-term tax efficiencies for multinationals engaged in realigning their global business structures, supply chains and intellectual property holdings.
Alan has also spent time in industry where he led and managed a major global restructuring project over several years leading a global implementation team and interacting with advisors and issues impacting approximately 90 countries. Alan therefore has first-hand experience of the many transfer pricing, taxation and practical issues associated with a multinational group
Alan is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland where he articled and specialized in UK and international tax planning. He sits on the Boards of both the Singapore Tax Academy and the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals.