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Xiaofang Sutton

The LCN interview: Ryan Zhao

We are delighted to feature an interview with Ryan Zhao, operations director of Golden View UK Ltd. Golden View (China) Technologies, Inc. (formerly known as “Golden View Computer Information Service Co., Ltd”) is a professional translation and localization service provider with corporate offices in Shenzhen, China and branch office in London, …
Paul Sutton

The LCN Tax Interview: Ian Barron

We are delighted to feature an interview with Ian Barron, who spent over 30 years at American Express, 19 of which as VP and Head of Corporate Tax for EMEA. Since leaving Amex in September 2013, Ian established an international corporate tax consultancy practice. His contact details can be found at the end of this interview. Why did you get into tax? …
Paul Sutton

The LCN Legal Interview: Dr Achim Hofmann

We are delighted to feature an interview with Dr Achim Hofmann. Achim was formerly General Counsel at Sharp Electronics’ European headquarters in Hamburg. He is now the principal of a specialist employment law practice, also in Hamburg. His contact details can be found at the end of this article. Why did you get into law? When I was 14 years old …
Paul Sutton

The LCN Tax Interview: Bill Dodwell

We are delighted to feature an interview with Bill Dodwell, Head of Tax Policy at Deloitte. Why did you get into tax? When I was 15 I had the odd thought that I’d like to be a solicitor. I’ve no idea why; my father was a civil engineer and my mother a teacher. I read law at King’s College, London but finances meant I had to live at home – so …
Paul Sutton

The LCN Tax Interview: Lee Holloway

We are delighted to feature an interview with Lee Holloway, Head of Tax and Corporate Finance at Halfords. Why did you get into tax? I qualified as a barrister and didn’t have any options to do corporate work. Some of my legal friends had joined Big 4 firms and suggested I give it a try. I’m very thankful I did! Who has been the most influential …
Paul Sutton

The LCN Tax Interview: Tony Hooper

We are delighted to feature an interview with Tony Hooper, the head of treasury and tax of Pennon Group plc, which owns South West Water and also waste management group Viridor. Why did you get into treasury and tax? I qualified as an accountant around 1984 and showed a mild interest in tax in advance of South West Water Authority’s privatisation. …