Karen McGrory

Karen McGrory

National Head of Expatriate Tax, Partner

Global Employer Services


Karen is a partner in the Global Employer Services team, specialising in expatriate tax issues.

Karen has over 20 years’ experience advising employers on the tax and social security issues that arise when sending employees on international assignment. The advice provided covers all aspects of an international assignment from where the assignee should be paid to the policies an employer should implement to manage their international assignee population. Her focus is delivering practical, user-friendly advice which complements the business needs of her clients.

Karen has extensive experience of running large global assignment programmes and working with overseas colleagues to ensure the seamless delivery of expatriate tax services. Her experience includes running the global programmes for a large international drinks company, an asset management company and an international airline.

Karen understands what it is like to be an expatriate employee as she was seconded to South Africa to help a big 4 firm set up their expatriate tax practice in Johannesburg.

Karen has a BSc (Joint Hons) in French and Linguistics and qualified as a Chartered Tax Adviser in the UK.