CIOT Council

A Register of Interests of Council members and senior staff is available for inspection at the CIOT office address.

All Council Members have to sign a code of conduct which can be viewed here.

  • Gary Ashford
  • Roger Barnard
  • John Barnett
  • Keith Bell
  • Chris Brydone
  • Emma Chamberlain OBE
  • Bill Dodwell (President)
  • John Endacott
  • Anne Fairpo (Past President)
  • Glyn Fullelove
  • Alexander Garden
  • Keith Gordon
  • Ian Hayes
  • Andrew Hubbard (Past President)
  • Chris Jones (Past President)
  • Moira Kelly
  • Chris Lallemand
  • Daniel Lyons
  • Ray McCann (Vice-President)
  • Ian Menzies-Conacher
  • Jenny Nelder
  • Amanda Pearson
  • John Preston (Deputy President)
  • Peter Rayney
  • Jennifer Rimmer
  • Mike Thexton
  • Anthony Thomas (Past President)
  • John Voyez

Also attends Council but not a Council Member

Sam Younger CBE (Lay Public Interest Observer) – read his report to Council here

Gill Evans FCCA (Treasurer)  - read her report to Council here 

Council Member biographies

Gary Ashford
Gary Ashford

CTA (Fellow), ATT. Partner, Harbottle. Previously at Kinetic Partners. Council Member since 2011. Member of Management of Taxes Sub-Committee. Committee member of the Birmingham and West Midlands Branch. Member of the Professional Standards Committee. CIOT representative CFE Professional Affairs Committee and attends the CFE General Assembly. Member of the European Branch Committee.

 

Roger Barrnard
Roger Barnard

LLM, CTA (Fellow), FCA. Director of Tax with Baker Tilly, Basingstoke. Council Member since 2005. Member and Past Chairman of the Education Committee and Examinations Sub-Committee. Fellowship Thesis prize-winner 1984. Chairman of the Fellowship Working Party.

 

 

John Barnett
John Barnett

MA (Oxon) CTA (Fellow) Solicitor. John specialises in international and corporate tax at Burges Salmon, Bristol and London. Council member since 2014. Chairman of CGT & Investment Income Sub-Committee. Member of the Succession Taxes Sub Committee.

 

 

Keith Bell
Keith Bell

CTA (Fellow), ATT, TEP. Tax Partner, Rickard Keen LLP. Council Member since 2008. Regional Co-Ordinator for East Anglia and the Midlands. Member of Membership and Branches Committee. Past Chairman and Past Secretary of Essex Branch. Past Chairman of Membership and Branches Committee.

 

Chris Brydone
Chris Brydone

BA, CTA (Fellow), ATT, FCA. Sole Practitioner based in Sheffield. Council Member since 2007. Chairman of the Membership and Branches Committee. Past Member of 75th Anniversary Sub-Committee. Past North Regional Co-ordinator and Past Chairman of Sheffield Branch.

 

 

Emma Chamberlain
Emma Chamberlain

OBE, BA (Hons), CTA (Fellow), Barrister. Practises at Pump Court Tax Chambers, London. Council Member since 2007. Past Chairman of Capital Taxes Sub-Committee and Member of CGT & Investment Income Sub-Committee. Member and Past Chairman of Succession Taxes Sub-Committee. Member of STEP Technical Committee. Author and lecturer.

 

Bill Dodwell
Bill Dodwell (President)

LLB LLM(Cantab), CTA (Fellow), ACA. Partner and Head of Tax Policy group, Deloitte LLP, London. Council Member since 2008. Chairman of Technical Committee. Member of International Tax Sub-Committee and Corporate Tax Sub-Committee.

 

 

John Endacott

BSc (Econ) FCA CTA (Fellow). Partner, Head of Tax Francis Clark LLP. Previously with PwC. Council Member since 2016. Member of the Membership and Branches Committee. Past CIOT Examiner.

 

 

 

Anne Fairpo
Anne Fairpo (Past President 2014-2015)

MA(Oxon) CTA (Fellow), Barrister.  Practises at Temple Tax Chambers, London. Council Member since 2008.  Past President 2014-2015. Chair of the European Branch. Member of Education Committee and International Tax Sub-Committee. Member of Corporate Tax Sub-Committee. Committee member and former chairman of London Branch. Author of "Taxation of Intellectual Property".

 

 

Glyn Fullelove
Glyn Fullelove

MA, ACA, CTA (Fellow). Group Tax Director, Informa. Council member since 2014. Chair of the CIOT’s International Taxes Sub-Committee. Head of Tax for three major UK plc's Chairman of the Member Advisory Panel for Winmark’s Tax Director Network. Specialties: International Tax, M&A Taxation, Treasury Taxation, Tax Risk Management.

 

 

 

Alexander Garden
Alexander Garden

CTA (Fellow) LLB(Hons) Scottish Solicitor Solicitor TEP.  Partner Turcan Connell. Council member since 2015. Chair of the Scotland Hub Committee. Member of the Scottish Technical Committee. Member of the Succession Taxes Sub Committee.

 

 

Keith Gordon

MA (Oxon), CTA (Fellow) FCA Barrister. Practises at Temple Tax Chambers. Previously at Atlas Chambers, London. Council Member since 2009. Member of Management of Taxes Sub-Committee. Member of Succession Taxes Sub-Committee. Past Chairman of London Branch. Author and Lecturer. Keith won the LexisNexis Chartered Tax Adviser of the Year category in 2009 and the tax writer of the year award 2013.

 

 

Andrew Hubbard
Andrew Hubbard

PhD BMus, CTA (Fellow), ATT. Tax Consultant at RSM. Writer and Editor in Chief Taxation Magazine at LexisNexis UK. Council Member since 2004.  President 2009-2010. Member of Employment Taxes Virtual Sub-Committee. Past Member of Education Committee and Tax Adviser Editorial Board. Lecturer at Institute Conferences. Past Chairman of East Midlands Branch. Past President of the Association of Taxation Technicians.

 

Ian Hayes
Ian Hayes

BA FCA FIIT CTA (Fellow). Independent VAT adviser specialising in property, charities and cross-border transactions. Council Member since 2012. Member of Professional Standards Committee and VAT & Indirect Tax Sub-Committee. Confederation Fiscale Européenne (CFE) Past Chairman of Professional Affairs Committee and, currently, Vice-President and Board member of CFE.

 

Chris Jones
Chris Jones (Past President 2015-2016)

BA (Hons), CTA (Fellow), ATT. Director of Tax Markets & Learning Solutions at LexisNexis. Council Member since 2004. Chairman of Communications and Brand Management Committee. Chairman, Conferences Working Party. Member of Education Committee.

 

 

Moira Kelly
Moira Kelly

BAcc (HONS), CA, ALCM, CTA (Fellow). Senior Tax Manager, Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP. Council Member since 2013. Past Chairman and Member of Scotland Branch. Chairman of the Scottish Technical Committee.

 

 

Christopher Lallemand
Christopher Lallemand

BSc, CTA (Fellow), FCA. National Tax Consultant, Smith & Williamson Ltd. Council Member since 2011. Past Chairman of London Branch. Member of Technical Committee. Chairman of Property Tax Technical Sub-Committee. Advisory Committee Member CIOT Commerce and Industry Group. Member of Membership and Branches Committee.

 

Daniel Lyons
Daniel Lyons

BA, CTA (Fellow), Solicitor non-Practising. Indirect Tax Partner at Deloitte LLP, London, Bristol and Cardiff. Council Member since 2011. Previously in the Solicitor's office at HM Customs and Excise. Member and Past Chairman of the Education Committee. Member of VAT and Indirect Tax Sub-Committee.

 

Ray McCann (Vice-President)

CTA (Fellow), ATT. Partner Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP, formally partner at New Quadrant Partners, London. Former Partner (non-lawyer) at Pinsent Masons. Previously Director of PwC and formerly an Assistant Director of HM Revenue & Customs. Council Member since 2012. Past Chairman and Member of Professional Standards Committee. Member of the Anti-Money Laundering Working Party and Professional Indemnity Insurance Working Party.

 

Ian Menzies-Conacher
Ian Menzies-Conacher

BSc (Econ), CTA (Fellow) ACIB, FCA, JP. Retired Group Taxation Director, Barclays Bank PLC. Council Member since 2007. Chairman and Member of International Tax Sub-Committee. Past Chairman of Technical Committee. Member of Audit Committee.

 

 

Jenny Nelder
Jenny Nelder

BA (Hons), CTA (Fellow), FCA. Partner with Bruce Sutherland & Co, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire. Council Member since 2005. Chairman of Membership and Branches Committee. Lecturer at Institute Conferences and Branch meetings. Past Chairman and Past Treasurer of Severn Valley Branch.

 

 

Amanda (Mandy) Pearson
Amanda (Mandy) Pearson

BSc, ACA, CTA (Fellow). Tax Partner at KPMG. Formally with Peat Marwick in Bristol. Specialised in Mergers and Acquisitions. Now responsible for Tax Risk in KPMG EMA and Global Head of Tax Policy & Regulatory. Council member since 2014. Chairman of Professional Conduct in Relation to Taxation Working Party.

 

John Preston
John Preston (Deputy President)

BSc, CTA (Fellow) FCA is a consultant, trustee and non-executive director. He retired from PwC in June 2014 where he was a member of the Global Tax Leadership team responsible for External Relations, Regulation and Policy. He is Chairman of the Institute's Examination Committee, a past chairman and ongoing member of Education Committee and past chairman of Membership and Branches Committee. He has also chaired the Student Conference Working Party.

 

Peter Rayney

FCA TEP CTA (Fellow):  Chartered Tax Adviser, PR Tax Consulting. Previously at BDO LLP. Council Member since 2016. Member of the Education Committee. Won the Chartered Institute of Taxation Fellowship Thesis prize for his thesis on "Selling companies for a deferred consideration (with particular reference to earn-outs)". Mid-Anglia Branch Vice-Chair. Capital Taxes Sub-Committee Member. Past CIOT examiner. Currently chairs the ICAEW Tax Faculty’s SME Business Tax Committee.

 

 

Jennifer Rimmer
Jennifer Rimmer (Jennie)

LLB (Hons), CTA (Fellow). Group Head of Tax for Aspen. Member of the CIOT International Tax Committee and Corporate Tax Committee. Chairman of the Commerce & Industry Branch. Council Member since 2014. Member of the Worshipful Company of Tax Advisers. Member of the Tax Strategy Committee of the Association of British Insurers and Member of the Tax groups of the International Underwriting Association. Member of the Editorial Board of Tax Journal.

 

 

 

Mike Thexton

CTA (Fellow), FCA. Partner Thexton Training. Member of Council since 2016. Member of CIOT Examinations Committee, Past member of CIOT Education Committee, writes and lectures on VAT and lectures at CIOT and ATT conferences. 

 

 

Anthony Thomas
Anthony Thomas (Past President 2011-2012)

CTA (Fellow), FCCA, ATT (Fellow). Thomas & Company, Coventry, West Midlands. Council Member since 2003. President 2011-2012. Chairman of LITRG. Renter Warden of WCOTA. Past Honorary Treasurer. Attends the CFE General Assembly on behalf of the CIOT. Past Chairman of Standards Committee. Past Member of the Audit Committee. Past President of the Association of Taxation Technicians. Past Chairman of Birmingham and West Midlands Branch. LexisNexis Tax Personality of the Year 2012.

 

 

John Voyez
John Voyez

BSc (Hons) FIIT CTA (Fellow) FMAAT. VAT Partner Smith & Williamson LLP, London. Council Member since 2012. Member of VAT and Indirect Taxes Sub-Committee. Chairman of the Nexia Global Indirect Taxes Group, past editor of Tolleys VAT in Europe. CIOT representative on the CFE Fiscal Committee.