Stuart is a Senior Tax Partner at BDO LLP and a member of the firm's National Tax Executive Board. He is responsible for the business development strategy of the tax practice nationally, as well as the firm’s strategic business development through his leadership of the Sales Board.
He leads the BDO Tax Services to the Natural Resources Sector, advising clients with assets across the world, on all aspects of compliance and international tax planning. He has advised on many multi-jurisdiction deals in the oil and gas sector in particular. Stuart also heads BDO’s R&D tax credit team and together with his team, BDO have made successful claims for over £1bn of qualifying R&D costs for a range of clients over a diverse range of industries.
Stuart specialises in Corporate Tax (advisory and compliance); International Corporate Tax; R&D tax credits; and Natural Resources, providing focused tax services and working with the client's finance teams to maximise the tax savings available. Stuart also has broad experience of M&A tax including restructurings, demergers, sales and acquisitions, IPOs and reverses.
Stuart believes that good communication is key to delivering the best service and he focuses a great deal of time on this.