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Accountancy and business advisory firm Johnston Carmichael has strengthened its tax team with the appointment of a new Head of VAT & Duty.
Nigel Roberts, who brings over 30 years’ experience in VAT and tax, will lead a team of 6 in his new role as Johnston Carmichael expands to be indirect tax advisor of choice across Scotland.
Prior to joining Johnston Carmichael, Nigel spent seven years at Deloitte where he was a director, having previously been a tax partner at EY. He has also headed up Lloyd’s Group’s VAT and Insurance Premium Tax teams.
Nigel Roberts said: “Tax is one of Johnston Carmichael’s strategic growth areas, I’m excited to become part of Scotland’s leading tax team and look forward to developing a market leading VAT practice. There’s a real need for an across the board indirect tax service in the market and I will use my experience to help businesses navigate the complicated issues arising from VAT legislation.”
Johnston Carmichael’s Head of Tax, Susie Walker adds: “We are proud to have attracted someone of Nigel’s reputation and calibre to Johnston Carmichael where we are experiencing considerable growth across the tax team, Nigel will lead our VAT & Duty offering out of the Stirling office where his skills and experience will benefit our clients. I look forward to working with Nigel as we continue to grow the tax team.”