Baker Tilly has made four senior appointments to strengthen its Tax Business in the UK. Caroline Rai and Adrian Benosiglio are newly hired as Tax Partner, a function Matthew Sewell has been promoted to, and the firm promoted Andrew Gordon to Tax Director. The firm also made several appointments outside its Tax division; Simon Moulton is promoted to Director Accounting and Business Advisory, and 12 new starters are hired as Audit Assistants.
Caroline Rai joins Baker Tilly as Head of Public Sector Tax from KPMG where she worked for 14 years and leaves as Director. Rai has over 20 years of tax experience and has advised clients ranging from multi nationals corporates to FTSE 250 companies. Adrian Benosiglio brings over 20 years of experience in the Real Estate and Construction sector to Bakker Tilly, as well as his expertise in assisting investors and developers on global tax concerns. Benosiglio joins from BDO, a company where he worked for the past 19 years and leaves as Tax Director, prior to working at BDO, he was an Accounting Trainee at Harold Everett Wreford between 1992 and 1995. Commenting on the appointments, Jim Meakin, Baker Tilly’s Head of Tax, says: “Caroline and Adrian’s knowledge of dealing with a wide range of tax matters will be a great asset to our already successful tax team in London. Their experience will be of huge benefit to existing and potential clients, and will help us to further strengthen Baker Tilly’s tax offering.”
Matthew Sewell has been promoted to Tax Partner from Tax Director, a function he held since 2009. Andrew Gordon has also been promoted in Baker Tilly’s Tax division, and moves up to Tax Director from Associate Director, a role he fulfilled for 11 years since 2003. “These promotions are well deserved and reflect the growth and investment into the Bristol office and South West,” comments Kate Reid, Managing Partner at Baker Tilly’s Bristol and Bath office.
In addition to strengthening its Tax Practice, the consulting firm also made several other appointments to strengthen its services. Simon Moulton has been promoted from Associate Director to Director for Baker Tilly’s Accounting & Business Advisory team in the North-West. Baker Tilly has also hired 12 new starters as Audit Assistants for its offices in Leeds and Hull. While working, these newly hired graduates and school leavers will study for their AAT or ACA qualifications.