Adrian Smith is Head of KPMG’s Global and European Insurance Premium Tax (‘IPT’) Groups. He is also Head of KPMG in the UK’s IPT Group. During his fifteen years at KPMG he has developed a successful multinational IPT practice providing specialist advice for a large range of clients across all sectors of insurance providers and recipients, both domestic UK companies and multinational corporations. He has lectured at numerous KPMG and external conferences on UK, pan-European and global IPT matters. Prior to joining KPMG Adrian spent 16 years in HM Customs & Excise, during which he specialised as the only full time Insurance Premium Tax Senior Officer nationwide as well as significant time in VAT large trader control, dating back to 1983.