Partner, Indirect Tax | Kuwait, Oman, Qatar leader
Minaret Al Qurum Building
Sultanate of Oman
Robert heads our Indirect Tax Teams in Kuwait, Oman and Qatar, based in Muscat. He previously led Deloitte’s Indian GST Implementation Team, our Asia Pacific Indirect Tax Practice, as well as the Southeast Asia Indirect Tax Team and Consumer & Industrial Products Tax Practice. Robert ran the Andersen and Deloitte US International VAT Teams, and has spent the last 10 years in Asia Pacific. He has more than 25 years’ experience of serving local, regional and global clients, and draws specifically on work he has done in Asia (particularly in Southeast Asia and India), in Greater China (including Hong Kong), in the US/Canada and in the European Union (from a base in the United Kingdom).
Robert led the firm’s Malaysian GST implementation efforts not only working with businesses, but also advised the Ministry of Finance, the Tax Review Panel and Royal Malaysia Customs on the shape and structure of the new rules. He has been busy in a similar role in India, particularly in relation to technology offerings and services related to the emerging anti-profiteering rules.