Antonio Tapia

Director, Transfer pricing

KPMG Lower Gulf

Antonio is a director in the transfer pricing practice at KPMG Lower Gulf. He has over 13 years of experience working in Spain, Australia and the UAE on transfer pricing and international tax. ​ Antonio has a diverse sector experience including agricultural, food and beverage, hospitality, construction, technology, media and telecommunication, shipping and financial services.​ Antonio is a frequent speaker at internal and external seminars on transfer pricing developments in the Middle East, as well as base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) 2.0 focusing on pillar 1.​ Antonio has supported multinational groups headquartered in the Middle East with transfer pricing advisory and planning, including identifying transfer pricing opportunities, designing and implementing transfer pricing policies, performing financial modelling, as well as transfer pricing valuations, due diligences and risk and opportunity assessments. ​ He also worked on global transfer pricing documentation projects including country-by-country reporting, the preparation of master files, local files, and transfer pricing audits in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman and Egypt.


  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Burgundy School of Business (BSB), Universidad de Granada

  • Mater's in Business Tax Advice from IE Business School, Madrid

  • Executive Master’s Degree in Business Law, Centro de Estudios Garrigues, Madrid