Head of taxation
Chas joined the Technical Department of ACCA in 1991 after 11 years working in private practice.
He chairs the Taxation Working Group of UEAPME (European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) and sits on the Indirect and Direct Tax Working Parties at Fédération des Experts Comptables Européens (FEE).
He is in regular contact with Government departments including the European Commission, HM Treasury and HM Revenue and Customs through both formal committees and ad hoc meetings. He has made presentations on key international tax issues to the European Parliament and gives evidence on a regular basis before parliamentary select committees, and contributed to the EU Commission consultation process for the Common Consolidated Corporation Tax Base (CCCTB) and the VAT.
Chas spreads the message on key tax issues to the broader public and opinion formers via the media. He makes regular appearances across local, national and international television and radio stations and enjoys wide coverage in print media.