Middle East Indirect Tax Leader
Al Waha Building, Prince Turki Bin Abdullah
Al-Saud Street, Sulaimania Area
Based in Riyadh, Michael leads the Middle East Indirect Tax practice, overseeing various indirect tax implementation projects across the region and actively driving other advisory and compliance services for clients.
Previously, Michael was the Indirect Tax Leader of Bahrain and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). He has over 29 years of experience in Value Added Tax (VAT) and has worked across a number of jurisdictions including the USA, Switzerland and the UK to help clients deal with and manage their indirect taxes. He is using his experience in the GCC to advise on practicalities for VAT implementation and post-implementation processes, as well as addressing technical issues.
Michael has significant experience working across a range of sectors, most notably the telecommunications, travel, manufacturing, oil and gas and defense industries. He also advises clients around supply chain reorganizations and VAT optimization planning in addition to providing advice in respect to mergers and acquisitions. Michael works closely with the Deloitte Tax Technology teams in helping clients with their systems, process, and compliance challenges.