PwC Appoints Carol Stubbings to lead Global Tax and Legal Services

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23/06/20

London, Wednesday, 17th June 2020 - PwC has appointed Carol Stubbings to be its Global Tax and Legal Services Leader from 1 July 2020. Carol has been a member of PwC’s Global Tax and Legal Leadership group for the past four years, most recently leading PwC’s People and Organisation practice.

Carol joined PwC UK in November 2003 and has been a partner for the last 15 years. Carol has lived and worked in Zambia, South Africa and the United States and her roles at PwC have included Global Mobility Leader for PwC UK and Client Experience Leader for PwC’s Global Tax practice.  Carol has also over the last 12 months led PwC’s New World. New Skills. programme, which is focused on upskilling both PwC’s own people and developing and sharing technologies to support clients and communities. 

“I am delighted to welcome Carol to PwC’s global leadership team to head up our Tax and Legal Services practice.  Her experience leading multinational teams and working with clients to solve their most pressing strategic challenges will prove invaluable as we work through the ups and downs of work and life in a post COVID-19 world”, said Bob Moritz, Global Chairman of the PwC Network.

“It's an honour to be asked to lead our 55,000 strong Tax and Legal Services practice across the world.  As we navigate some very difficult times, our focus will be on helping our stakeholders to build and grow the businesses and organisations of tomorrow”, said Carol Stubbings, PwC’s Global Tax and Legal Services Leader.

Carol replaces Colm Kelly who will take on a new role as PwC’s Global Purpose and Corporate Responsibility Leader.

“I would like to thank Colm for his outstanding leadership of our Tax and Legal Services team over the last four years and I look forward to continuing our work together on Purpose”, added Bob Moritz.

Carol Stubbings full bio:

Prior to her appointment as Global Tax and Legal Services Leader, Carol served on the Global Tax and Legal Services Leadership team as PwC’s Global leader of the People and Organisation (P&O) practice for the past four years and has driven it’s growth. P&O brings together a combination of over 10,000 people in 138 countries with industry, technology, analytics, business, talent, strategy and HR expertise in one team, supported by a strong focus on and use of technology.  

Previously Carol led the Global Mobility practice within Tax, and has been the lead Tax Partner on some of PwC’s largest global clients. She has over 25 years experience of working with large multinational organisations, helping them deal with their most pressing strategic challenges.

Carol has also led PwC’s thinking around the Workforce of the Future. Her recent work includes advising clients on global transformation, talent and culture change programmes, and opportunities from market disruptors and innovations. Carol regularly talks and writes on these topics; particularly around the future of work, younger workers, and the role companies can play in shaping their own paths in an uncertain environment.

Carol lives in Hampshire, England with her husband Phil and has 3 children. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, walking and travelling.

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