7 new tax partners and 1 new tax director for EY UK
Emi Kono was formerly head of the Japanese tax practice for Ernst & Young in the US. She has relocated to Ernst & Young in London where she will lead the Japanese business services tax network. Kono specialises in global corporate reorganisation, mergers and acquisitions and international tax planning. Prior to joining Ernst & Young Kono trained with Deloitte.
Carmel Moore joins the international tax team Pfizer, where she was a senior director for in the European tax centre. Prior to joining Pfizer Moore was deputy tax director at Barclays Bank and group tax accountant for Tate & Lyle. She started her career as a trainee accountant with KPMG in Dublin.
Terry Moore joins Ernst & Young as an international tax partner from BDO where he headed up the real estate tax team. He will be working in the real estate tax team at Ernst & Young focusing on developing the firm’s mid market client base.
Vincent Oratore has joined as a partner in the financial services tax practice to work on the tax implications of capital market transactions for the firm’s financial services clients. A qualified solicitor, Vincent joins from Banque AIG where he was managing director of US and foreign tax paid, cross border transactions and dividends received deductions. He is also the deputy president of the Chartered Institute of Taxation.
Robert Russo rejoins Ernst & Young from Barclays Capital, where he was a director in the structured capital markets group. Robert will be based in the financial services tax practice in London, and be responsible for leading the US financial services tax desk.
Carolyn Steppler joins from KPMG where she was an associate partner in the private client group in London. Prior to this Carolyn was at HSBC Private Bank where she was a director and head of the specialist tax group, delivering bespoke private client tax advice. Carolyn specialises in advising non UK domiciliary and their offshore structures.
Ben Evans joined Ernst & Young as a graduate in 1999 and has been promoted through the ranks to Director. He took lead of the indirect tax practice in 2007 and has since has grown revenues by 70%. Building strong relationships in the market and offering client’s new ideas and opportunities to make significant tax savings has been key to their success.[/private]