RSM appoints new indirect tax partner

Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has appointed Audrey Fearing as a new indirect tax partner in London.

Audrey joins RSM from EY where she led the government and public sector tax team. Prior to that she held roles at Deloitte following a period spent working for HMRC.

In her new role, Audrey will head up RSM’s public sector VAT team, advising NHS, local authority and social housing clients on all aspects of VAT. She will also support suppliers to public sector bodies so they can supply goods and services in a way that enables their customers to utilise all available tax reliefs.

Audrey is a chartered tax adviser and an expert in UK and EU VAT law. She was a founder member of the VAT Expert Group established by the European Commission to provide support in shaping future EU VAT legislation. She has also held the post of non-executive director with a specialist social housing provider.

Ian Carpenter, RSM’s head of VAT said:

‘We are delighted to welcome Audrey to the team. She brings with her unrivalled experience and expertise in government and public sector VAT and will be a huge asset to our not-for-profit clients.’