Alan is the National Indirect Tax Leader and a China Tax and Business Advisory Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers China and Hong Kong. He has 20 years of public accounting and tax experience, of which 15 years is in China tax and business advisory gained in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tianjin.
Alan has been working with the authorities on China indirect tax developments and help to shape related indirect tax policy concerning special issues and industries. He is experienced in advising on services transactions and goods flows within China and cross-border and related planning arrangements to mitigate Chinese indirect taxes.
Alan has also been advising multinational companies on entering the China market, setting up operations in China and providing tax, business advisory and due diligence services to multinational companies doing business in China. He is experienced in negotiating with PRC tax authorities on tax positions and tax concessions for clients and assisted clients with tax audits by the PRC tax authorities.
Alan also led the PricewaterhouseCoopers China's Energy and Mining Industry Tax Practice from 2002 to 2007 and the Tax and Business Advisory Practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers' Tianjin office from 2002 to 2008.
Alan is a graduate of the University of Southern California and possesses three degrees from the university - Bachelor of Science (Electrical Engineering), Masters of Accounting and Masters of Business Taxation. He is a Certified Public Accountant in California, United States of America and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is fluent in English, Mandarin, Shanghainese and Cantonese.