Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has appointed Ross Stupart as the new office managing partner of its Edinburgh office.
Ross joined RSM in 2017 from KPMG and is a prominent tax adviser in the market advising fast growing global privately owned businesses. With over 20 years’ experience, including an in-house role at Lloyds Banking Group, Ross has worked with clients operating in a range of sectors including construction, retail, manufacturing, food and drink, leisure and hospitality, technology and professional services.
In his new role, Ross will help to drive the firm’s growth strategy in Scotland and lead the team in Edinburgh to deliver premium commercial and technical advice and in turn become the go-to advisers for middle market Scottish businesses. Ross will also continue in his tax partner role and co-lead the firm’s tax transactions group in the UK.
Alex Tait, RSM’s regional managing partner for Scotland and Northern Ireland, comments: ‘We have a strong business which continues to grow as we invest in key expertise and capability to ensure we are well placed to support the abundance of exciting, growing Edinburgh businesses. Drawing on Ross’ experience and stewardship we look forward to working with more clients to help navigate the transition out of the pandemic and beyond.’
Ross Stupart added: ‘The pandemic has revealed the resilience, agility and creativity of Scottish business, including ours, to support each other through unprecedented times. We have an exceptional team who have shown dedication and adaptability in supporting our clients.
‘I look forward to working together with them to build on our recent successes with further investment in our existing team and new joiners that continue to enhance the breadth of support we can provide to our fantastic clients.’