Mr. Rodney Lawrence

Global Head of International tax


Rodney is the Global Leader for KPMG's International Tax Services practice and a member of KPMG's global tax leadership team. He has served clients international tax needs since 1986, and has been based in the US (he is currently based in Chicago), the UK and New Zealand. Rodney was elected to the US partnership in 1998 and helps a variety of multinational organizations (both US and non US) with their cross-border tax planning, examination resolution, earnings repatriation and corporate reorganizations/expansion. He is also an adjunct professor of advanced international tax at DePaul University.

Areas of expertise

Corporate Tax Financial Management Financial Services Financial regulatory reform International Tax Operating Effectiveness Public Policy and Regulatory Change Tax Tax planning Tax strategies

Education and qualifications

  • B.Com, LLB – University of Auckland

  • Admitted as Barrister before High Court of New Zealand

  • Federally authorized tax practitioner


  • Chartered Accountant

Professional Associations

  • New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants

  • New Zealand Law Society

  • Illinois Society of CPAs

  • The American Bar Association

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