Thomas is a Certified Tax Expert (CH) and tax practitioner with 15 years of experience in Swiss and international tax law, both as Senior Manager with a big4 consulting firm and Deputy Head Group Tax of a leading Swiss wealth management group.
In his current role as Deputy Head Group Tax, Thomas is the Global Subject Matter Expert for BEPS 2.0 (global minimum taxation), transfer pricing, permanent establishments, and special projects (e.g., VAT implementation Middle East). Additionally, he is the Regional Tax Counsel for Africa, Levant, Middle East, India, Greater China, and Japan. Thomas' area of expertise are Swiss corporate tax, international tax, M&A, tax accounting & reporting (IFRS/US GAAP), and transfer pricing.
He is co-author of the first comprehensive book on transfer pricing in Switzerland, publishes regularly technical articles and gives speeches on tax topics. Thomas is examiner for the Certified Tax Experts (CH) examinations, and member of EXPERTsuisse and veb.ch - Schweizer Verband für Rechnungslegung und Controlling. He is member of technical working groups with the Swiss Banking Association on BEPS 2.0 (global minimum taxation).
"Thomas is an exceptional talent in tax law with tremendous commitment. He is objective in his approach and resolution oriented. He communicates clearly and is very amicable."
Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd.
"Quick to identify problems in taxation, he is very effective at resolving them"
"Thomas is an independent thinker with a strong skills-set in this area of expertise"