Ian Anderson launches Middle East tax practice for Pinsent Masons
Pinsent Masons has hired Ian Anderson into its Doha office as a senior consultant. He will launch the firm’s Tax practice in the Middle East, focusing on multinationals with a tax presence in the region and FATCA-related services in light of Qatar and the UAE having agreed to join the OECD’s Common Reporting Standard from 2017.
Ian joins from the Qatar Financial Centre where he has been Director of Tax since 2006 and was responsible for developing the tax system for the Centre. Prior to that role, Ian was Director of Tax and Treasury at Airtours, with a particular emphasis on tax structuring and cross-border leasing. He also previously held senior roles at one of PwC’s legacy firms.