Paula Hargaden

Senior Manager Reward

KPMG in the UK

Paula is a senior manager in the tax practice with over 15 years’ experience in the design and implementation of share schemes and taxes relating to employee shareholding and management incentive plans. Paula has spent much of her career helping companies of all sizes in all sectors with the reward tax implications of corporate events, due diligence exercises and transactions. She has experience of using employee benefit trusts in combination with employee share schemes and reward, including healthcare trusts. Paula also assists businesses on the transition to employee ownership via employee ownership trusts and post transition reward.

  • BA (Hons) Modern History, First Class, University of Oxford

  • MA History, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

  • PGDL and LPC College of Law, London

  • Solicitor Non-Practising

  • Share based incentives

  • Tax on employment related securities

  • Employee Benefit Trusts

  • Employee Ownership Trusts

  • Due diligence and Transactions