Claire Angell appointed UK Head of Tax for energy at KPMG
KPMG has announced that UK Partner, Claire Angell, has been appointed UK Head of Tax for energy
Claire joined KPMG in 2003, specialising in tax regulation within the energy sector, and became a Partner in 2015. She has previously led KPMG’s oil and gas tax practice advising clients on complex issues such as North Sea decommissioning liabilities, and the tax implications associated with international M&A activity. Claire has also won numerous awards for her work, including the Woman of the Future Award in 2014 and Accountancy’s Age 35 under 35 Award in 2015.
Andy Cox, UK Head of energy at KPMG says, “Claire is extremely well-regarded within the oil and gas industry, having worked on many high profile transactions for some of the sector’s largest operators. In her new role she will bring this expertise and insight to our clients in power and utilities, chemicals and mining, helping them with some of the biggest fiscal challenges facing their respective industries, both in the UK and abroad.”
Commenting on her new role, Claire says, “I am looking forward to bringing my experience of navigating complex tax issues in oil and gas to the wider KPMG energy sector, and building on the strong reputation we already have across Consulting, Audit and Deal Advisory.”