Matt Parkes

Matt has 14 years’ experience of advising on indirect taxes globally. He specialises in advising global trading businesses, including investment banks, commodities traders and brokers. Matt has also worked on a number of Government and public sector VAT policy projects.

Due to the global nature of his client base, Matt has extensive experience in understanding the indirect tax implications for entities trading across multiple jurisdictions. Before working in the GCC, Matt has also worked in the UK, Europe, New Zealand and Australia advising on VAT/GST in those countries.

Matt has advised a number of businesses across all sectors in Bahrain on the impending VAT introduction, and has he spoken at industry seminars on VAT both in Bahrain and across the wider GCC.