Fiona is a Chartered Tax Adviser and Chartered Accountant with a broad range of technical and business development experience gained within large international firms
Prior to joining Claritas Fiona was head of UK tax at Rödl & Partner, a German owned international accountancy, tax and legal practice. Fiona set up the UK tax function for Rödl & Partner in 2009. At Rödl & Partner, Fiona was responsible for all tax compliance and advisory issues covering corporation tax, income tax, VAT, expatriate taxation, the construction industry scheme and payroll. Fiona has a broad range of international tax experience
Prior to her role at Rödl & Partner, Fiona spent 10 years at KPMG where she focussed on corporate tax and international tax advisory services. Whilst at KPMG Fiona led the KPMG Midlands restructuring tax team, advising on formal insolvency appointments, group streamlining projects, and pre-pack sales of assets and companies. Fiona was also a part of the mergers and acquisitions tax team , where she focused on buy side and sell side tax due diligence, tax structuring and work around tax forecasts. This involved tax advice on the transaction documents including the sale and purchase agreement and the shareholder agreement.
Fiona’s approach to business is talking to clients to understand their trade, its opportunities and threats. She then works with them to develop a plan to achieve their commercial objectives.
Outside of work Fiona is a keen photographer and she often combines this hobby with her love of walking in the Lake District and the Shropshire hills.