Robert Bridson (re)joins PwC UK to lead Financial Services Operational Tax Services

 In Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, PwC

PwC UK has recruited Robert Bridson to join its financial services (FS) tax business as a partner, with immediate effect. He joins from Deloitte and has over 20 years’ experience in the industry.

In his new role, Robert will lead PwC’s FS operational tax services and develop the firm’s FS tax consulting business. Robert was most recently a director at Deloitte, where he was integral in developing a team advising many leading financial institutions on compliance with the US Qualified Intermediary regime and the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).

Previous positions include his role as Commercial Director at Mourant and Director of Finance at FM Global. Robert is an alumnus of PwC (1988 – 1996).

Robert Mellor, UK financial services tax markets leader, PwC, said:

“Robert is well respected in the market for his operational tax expertise and his great relationships with the US Treasury and IRS – we’re very pleased to welcome someone of his calibre to the team.”

Robert Bridson, financial services tax partner, PwC, said:

“Financial institutions are struggling to gauge the precise impact of FATCA on their business. I look forward to working with my new clients to deliver the most cost-effective and practical responses to the requirements of these rules and other operational taxes.”

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