David Kolb, CPA, MBT
Regional Managing Director
David is the President of Global Tax Network US, LLC and focuses exclusively on providing Expatriate and Foreign National tax services to corporate and individual clients. Prior to combining with GTN, David was the President and founder of Hemisphere Tax Services, LLC, a boutique firm that specialized in expatriate and foreign national tax preparation and consulting, encompassing pre-assignment planning through repatriation.
David began his career at KPMG, where he was a Tax Senior Manager in their International Executive Services practice. David is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants. He received his undergraduate degree from Mankato State University, and holds a Master of Business Taxation from the University of Minnesota.
Phone: (763) 746-4556
Stephen Daas, CPA
Steve is the Chief Operating Officer of Global Tax Network US, LLC with over twenty-two years of experience assisting clients in developing strategies to minimize the cost (including the global tax effects) and maximize the effectiveness of international assignments. He has also assisted clients with the design of compensation packages, the review and development of international mobility policies, international personal financial counseling, global equity taxation consulting, and administration process reviews.
Prior to joining GTN, Steve was a Partner with the Ernst & Young global mobility practice in San Jose, CA and Singapore. During his 3-1/2 year assignment in Singapore, he coordinated the global mobility area wide services for a number of large accounts in the Asia Pacific region. Steve spent the first thirteen years of his career in the Minneapolis office global mobility practices of E&Y and Arthur Andersen.
Steve received his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management. He is active in Carlson School alumni activities, including the mentorship and scholarship programs.
Phone: (763) 390-4931
Arun (Ernie) Nagratha, BBA, CA
Ernie is a Canadian Chartered Accountant, specializing in expatriate taxation as it relates to Canadians living and working around the world. Ernie joined the firm shortly after its inception. He has completed levels I and II of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-depth Taxation Program and is a current member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.
Ernie graduated with his Bachelor of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto.
Phone: (416) 214-7833 ext.102
Wayne Bewick, Bcomm, CA, CFP, CPA
Wayne is a Canadian Chartered Accountant, Certified Financial Planner and a U.S. Certified Public Accountant, specializing in expatriate and international taxation.
Before joining Trowbridge, Wayne spent numerous years at Deloitte specializing in expatriate and international tax services. He has completed levels I and II of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-depth Taxation Program, is a current member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, and the Financial Planners Standards Council. Wayne is also licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Illinois. Wayne graduated with a Bachelor's of Commerce from Concordia University in Montreal and is fluent in French.
Phone: (416) 214-7833 ext.101
Richard Watts-Joyce, CTA
Regional Managing Director
Richard is a co-founder and partner of the UK office of Global Tax Network, where he assists companies with policy development, risk management and tax and social security compliance and planning for international assignment programs. Richard has over 15 years of experience in international tax consulting, having previously worked within the London offices of KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers specializing in expatriate tax planning and compliance for multinational companies. He then spent a number of years at Watson Wyatt Partners, assisting clients with international executive compensation structures and the design and implementation of global stock plans, before establishing the UK member firm of Global Tax Network in 1999.
Richard has a BSc Honours Degree from the London School of Economics and qualified as a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians in 1995 and the Chartered Institute of Taxation in 1999. He is also a founder member of the Association of Independent Expatriate Tax Practitioners (AIETP), a tax technical forum with over 30 member firms, and is a regular speaker at relocation events.
Phone: +44 (0) 207 100 2126
Elisabeth is a French lawyer specializing in the relocation of employees of international companies in France and in international tax law. After spending 10 years with PwC and later Mazars, she opened the France office of GTN in Paris in 2004, dedicated to relocation tax consulting issues.
Phone: +33 (0)1 46 10 65 80
Regional Managing Director
Teresa is the Founder of Global Tax Network HK Limited (a member firm of Global Tax Network). She holds a Master of Science degree in Corporate Governance & Directorship from Baptist University and a BBA degree from the University of Hawaii. She is currently a member in good standing and qualified to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Washington. Prior to setting up her own company, Teresa was a Senior Manager of the International Executive Services Department of KPMG for more than 26 years. Teresa has extensive experience in dealing with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service and is exceptionally good at various aspects of U.S. individual as well as corporate tax issues.
Teresa is also a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Certified Financial Planner (US), a fellow of The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong as well as a Certified Tax Advisor.
Phone: +852 (2123) 1566
Philip holds a Master of Business Taxation degree from the University of Southern California. He is currently a member in good standing and qualified to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California and the State of Maryland. Prior to joining GTN, Philip was a Senior Manager of the International Executive Services Department of KPMG for more than 7 years.
Philip specializes in Hong Kong Salaries tax and U.S. tax in both compliance and advisory. He has assisted global companies on expatriate relocation, program administration, cross-border issues, and compensation structuring.
Philip is also a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow of The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong and a Certified Tax Advisor.
Phone: +852 (2117) 0091
Alice holds a MBA degree from York University in Toronto, Canada. Prior to joining GTN, Alice gained her experience through working in the International Executive Services Department of KPMG and International Assignment Solutions of PricewaterhouseCoopers, working with executives and human resource professionals from major financial institutions and multi-national companies. She specializes in Hong Kong tax, in both compliance and advisory.
Alice is in charge of our Hong Kong tax department; she has more than 15 years hands-on experience in dealing with the Inland Revenue Department (“IRD”) and is very familiar with the IRD’s practice. She has extensive experience in Hong Kong tax advisory and has assisted multi-national companies in setting up housing schemes, conducting compliance review and health check, advisory on termination and stock option issues.
Phone: +852 (2851) 3998