Head of Tax
KPMG in Saudi Arabia
Rupert heads the tax function at KPMG in Saudi Arabia. Based in Riyadh, he provides strategic leadership and is responsible for business development guidance and practice management. Prior to joining KPMG, Rupert served as Vice President, Taxation, at a Canada-based public company, one of the leading engineering and oil and gas companies in the world, and was based at its head office in Montreal. Before that he also served as a Tax Partner with an international professional services firm in Canada. During his 20 years of tenure at KPMG , he has primarily been involved in a range of international tax projects, including tax planning for corporations operating globally and for international companies investing in, and from, Canada.
Engineering, Oil and Gas, Financial Services, Professional Practice, Retail, Real Estate and Wealth Management.
Chartered Accountant, University of Ottawa
In-Depth Tax Course, Taxation, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
Masters in Laws, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Canada (in progress)
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
Member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
Member of the Tax Faculty of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
Saudi Arabia Country Representative of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales