John Timpany

Head of Tax, Hong Kong / Tax Reimagined Lead in Asia Pacific

KPMG in China

John has over 25 years of experience in KPMG’s tax practices in Hong Kong and New Zealand.  John specializes in providing Hong Kong and international tax advisory services. 

John’s work involves providing the full range of tax assistance and advice to multinational companies across the Asia Pacific region and beyond.  A number of John’s clients use Hong Kong as location for their head office and John advises these organizations on managing their tax affairs regionally and globally.  This regularly entails the leadership of client teams for specific projects and the provision of tax advisory and compliance support.

John’s role involves advising on issues relevant to the establishment and restructure of investment holding and operating structures for companies operating in a diverse range of industries and countries. Through this work he has a good understanding of the practical operation of various regional and global tax systems.

John is experienced in advising clients in a wide variety of industries, including, financial services, consumer markets, real estate, transportation and logistics.

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Otago

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) (Hons), University of Otago

  • Member of HKICPA

  • Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand