Lachlan Wolfers

Tax Partner, Global Head of Indirect Taxes and Global Head of Data for Tax & Legal, KPMG International

KPMG in Canada

Lachlan has over 20 years of experience advising multinational companies on indirect taxes, tax transformation, data management and technology. Lachlan is passionate about the role of indirect taxes in driving developments in the digitalization of the tax function. His recent publications, “Transforming the in-house tax function through Technology”, “Indirect Taxes to 2025”, “The Future of VAT in a Digital World”, and “The use of generative AI tools in the tax profession” all seek to provide insights on developments in indirect taxes, how data is managed in the tax function and in the use of technologies to chart a course to the future.

Lachlan has a strong sector focus on the digital economy and in the financial services sectors and acts for many of the largest companies in these sectors. He is also leading KPMG’s development of its BEPS 2.0 technology solution.

In 2020 Lachlan was awarded the Indirect Tax Advisor of the year for the Asia Pacific region by the International Tax Review.

Lachlan also has a long history of providing expertise to policymakers, finance ministries and tax authorities around the world, including in China, Australia and the UK, as well as the OECD.

  • Indirect Tax
  • Legal Services
  • Tax Transformation
  • Bachelor of Economics, Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Master of Taxation Laws (Honours), all from the University of Sydney

  • Fellow, Taxation Institute of Australia

  • Admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of NSW