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Taxation Committee

The Taxation Committee represents the interests of members of the private equity and venture capital industry in taxation matters. Building dialogue with the Treasury, HMRC, other Government departments and other policy influencers to ensure that the industry is represented in any changes to taxation policy that could affect it.

The terms of reference for our Council, Committees and Advisory Groups are included in the BVCA Governance Handbook. The Handbook provides directors, members and employees of the BVCA with a summary of our governance structure and supplements the Articles of Association.

Activities and Committee Members

Activities

  • Maintaining dialogue with HM Revenue & Customs, Government ministers and officials to ensure members’ interests are reflected in any changes made to tax policy
  • Responding to relevant Government consultations on issues affecting the industry
  • Working with HM Revenue & Customs to ensure that the Memoranda of Understanding on managers’ shares and carried interest arrangements function in accordance with the industry’s needs
  • Working to ensure members’ interests are reflected in Budget consultations
  • Working to ensure any reviews of specific tax areas, such as VAT and debt interest deductibility, take into account the requirements and circumstances of the industry


Committee Members

Mark Baldwin, Chair
Macfarlanes

Abigayil Chandra,
Deloitte

Alexander Cox,
Ashurst

Alex Conway,
Crowe

Alexandra Hone,
ICG

Anthony Stewart,
Clifford Chance

Clare Copeland,
The Carlyle Group

Craig Vickery,
Exponent PE

Ed Nevens,
Cinven

Elaine Gwilt,
KPMG

Eli Hillman,
Grant Thornton

Gareth Miles,
Slaughter & May

Garry O'Neill,
3i

Graham Iversen,
Greenberg Traurig

Graham Taylor,
EY

James Pratt,
BDO LLP

James Sanderson,
Vitruvian Partners

Jenny Wheater,
Debevoise

Jessica Haigh,
Permira

Jill Hardie,
Aberdeen Standard Investments

Jonathan Page,
PwC

Jono Clare,
Livingbridge

José María Palicio,
Permira

Josh Griffin
Inflexion

Laura Charkin,
Goodwin

Maria Carradice,
Mayfair Equity Partners

Matthew Saronson,
Debevoise & Plimpton

Michael McCotter,
Charter House

Richard Vitou,
Deloitte

Russell Warren,
Travers Smith

Stephen Pevsner,
Proskauer

Tim Hughes,
PwC

Tim Lowe,
Kirkland & Ellis

Tony Mancini,
KPMG



Taxation Subcommittees

Clare Copeland, Subcommittee Chair,
Corporate Tax

Abigail Chandra, Subcommittee Chair,
Personal Tax