Rachel is a Partner and Head of Asset Management at KPMG in the UK, having previously been KPMG’s Head of Asset Management Tax. In this role, she is responsible for the successful and sustainable growth of KPMG’s asset management practice across audit, tax, deals and consulting, serving clients across the asset management spectrum: from asset owners and asset servicers to alternative asset managers, traditional firms and wealth managers.
Rachel has been actively involved in the asset management industry for over 25 years, mainly in a tax role. She has been advising traditional, hedge fund managers, pension funds and sovereign wealth funds on corporate/partnership, product and operational tax issues, from both an investment and compliance perspective. She also leads the Sovereign Wealth Fund Practice in the UK and is part of KPMG’s global Sovereign and Pension Fund Network.
Prior to joining KPMG, Rachel was the Head of Tax at M&G for over 10 years. She was responsible for providing proactive tax advice to all parts of M&G’s business, particularly focusing on product development, risk and operational tax matters. Rachel was closely involved with setting up M&G’s offshore property, hedge and leverage loan funds.