COUNTRY ADVISORS

Argentina – Daniel Rybnik

2003 to date Founding Partner at EnterPricing / Altus Alliance Argentina
1999 – 2000 Transfer Pricing Principal at Ernst & Young Buenos Aires
1992 – 1998 International Tax Senior Manager at Coopers & Lybrand Buenos Aires (incluing secondment at New York and Chicago), Tax Professor at University of Buenos Aires

Australia – Shannon Smit

2007 – current Transfer Pricing Solutions
1995 – 2007 E&Y (Melbourne, Prague, Amsterdam and New York) – Transfer Pricing, Tax Effective Supply Chain Management and International Tax.

Canada – Martin Stretkowicz

Martin Skretkowicz offers clients over 27 years of transfer pricing experience derived from 15 years at a senior level with Big-4 accounting firms and prior to that, 12 years with the Canada Revenue Agency. Mr. Skretkowicz is recognized by Euromoney in its Guide to the World’s Leading Transfer Pricing Advisors 2011.

Chile – Jorge Espinosa

Jorge’s professional career started with Arthur Young after the completion of his undergraduate law and LLM degrees at the University of Chile. In 1995 Jorge joined Ernst & Young, first in New York and later on in Chile to to develop a local practice. Most recently Jorge founded PT Consultores, and advisory firm focussed on transfer pricing.

Ecuador – Rodrigo Garces

Rodrigo is a partner of TP Consulting Ecuador. He manages the tax team and provides legal and technical transfer pricing analysis. Additionally, Rodrigo is director of Ecuadorian Tax Law Institude (IEDT).

Hungary – Laszlo Pasztor

2010 to date Tax Expert, at {pmx} Consulting Ltd
2009 – 2010 Senior Tax Consultant, at BDO Hungary Ltd
2005 – 2008 Tax Consultant, at Mazars Hungary Ltd

Indonesia – Waty Tjakra

Business restructuring, dispute resolution, transfer pricing.

Kenya – Isaac Ireri

Isaac is the founder and Director of Transfer Pricing Partners Limited, a Nairobi based transfer pricing and valuation firm. Prior to founding his firm, Isaac worked with Viva Africa Consulting and Deloitte East Africa both in Nairobi, Kenya, and Ernst & Young LLP and Intellectual Property Economics LLC, both in Dallas, TX.

Luxembourg – Antonio Weffer

Before joining Altus Alliance, Antonio was a Senior Associate at Transfer Pricing Associates. Previous experience includes Big 4 international tax transfer pricing director with more than 13 years of experience dealing with MNEs cross-border transfer pricing, reorganizations, M&A and funding investment strategies including Oil and Gas, Private Equity and Hedge Fund industries.

Mexico – Alejandro Isas

Alejandro has experience negotiating unilateral and multilateral Advanced Pricing Agreements with the Mexican tax authorities, and has also assisted clients in the U.S. and Europe, evaluating the expansion of its business activities in Mexico. Moreover, Alejandro has significant experience in global restructurings, debt planning and in representing clients before tax and customs authorities and in controversy procedures.

Peru – Enrique Diaz

Enrique is the founder and managing director of TP Consulting. Also Enrique is a professor of Transfer Pricing and lectures at the ESAN University, the Universidad de Lima and the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru.

Romania – Vigi Radu

2010 to date Transfer Pricing Consultant, Partner at Viboal Consulting
2007 – 2010 Tax Consultant at V & TM

Russia – Sergey Gerasimov

2010 to date ALTHAUS Group, Partner, Tax services
2005 – 2010 BDO Russia, Senior consultant to Director, Tax services
2003 – 2004 ALRUD, Tax consultant

Spain – David Canabate

David has a vast experience in analysing and implementing transfer pricing policies for MNEs. He has participated in a great number of transfer pricing documentation projects for multinational groups and advised companies in business restructuring processes. Prior to setting up Transfer Pricing Services, David worked as a senior manager of the global transfer pricing department at KPMG and BDO (Barcelona office). He also gained experience as a tax lawyer in several international and national law firms.

Switzerland – Cherie Lehman

Cherie’s transfer pricing career began with Arthur Andersen in Australia, and after attaining her Chartered Accountancy in 1996, she transferred first to the firm’s Dublin office, and later to the New York office. After several years with KPMG’s transfer pricing team in New York, In 2010, after leading the transfer pricing teams of several large multinationals in the U.S. and Switzerland, Cherie founded Transfer Pricing Services based in Zurich, Switzerland.

United States – Ross Newman

2002 to date CEO and Chief Economist, Altus Economics, Silicon Valley, CA
1998 – 2001 Partner and Director of Pacific Region Transfer Pricing Practice, Arthur Andersen, Silicon Valley; 1993 – 1998 Senior Manager, Chief Economist, Arthur Andersen, New York City, NY; 1991 – 1993 Industry Economist, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, D.C. ; 1984 – 1990 Assistant Professor of Economics, Bentley University, Waltham MA;

United Kingdom – Jennifer Paul

A Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser, Jennifer has wide experience in transfer pricing, advising a range of businesses including a Global Fortune 200 Group, listed groups and smaller owner-managed businesses. Her experience includes businesses in the manufacturing, retail, software and financial services sectors. She has also dealt successfully with a number of high level tax authority enquiries. Her interest is in helping groups to establish practical transfer pricing policies that conform with their operational objectives.

Venezuela – Nelson Landaeta

2009 to date Founding Partner, NLC Asesoria, Caracas, Venezuela
2002 – 2009 Corporate Tax & Transfer Pricing Consultant, Ernst & Young Caracas, Venezuela; Recipient of E&Y’s ‘Highest Quality Recognition’ award
1996 – 2002 Transfer Pricing and Corporate Tax Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Caracas, Venezuela