Managing Director, Economic & Valuation Services, Washington National Tax, KPMG U.S. Tax Services (London) LLP
Managing Director, Economic & Valuation Services, Washington National Tax
Alistair Pepper advises clients on their transfer pricing and international tax planning and compliance.
Alistair rejoined KPMG in the United States, based in the firm's London office, in April 2022 after serving as an adviser at the OECD's Centre for Tax Policy and Administration. At the OECD, he focused on the tax challenges of the digital economy (BEPS 2.0) project, providing strategic and technical input on the development of both Pillar One and Pillar Two, including drafting the Model Rules and Blueprints. Alistair led work on a number of the key Pillar One building blocks, such as the mechanism to eliminate double taxation, working closely with country delegates in an effort to build consensus. He also delivered public presentations and led the OECD’s engagement with stakeholders from across the business community.
Prior to joining the OECD, Alistair was a Policy Advisor at HM Treasury in the United Kingdom on international tax and transfer pricing. In this role, Alistair served as the U.K. delegate to Working Party No. 6 on the Taxation of Multinational Enterprises and was the policy lead on a number of key corporate tax measures, including diverted profits tax and offshore receipts in respect of intangible property.
Alistair started his career with the KPMG International firm in the United Kingdom on its transfer pricing team, where he primarily worked with clients in the life sciences, consumer products, and technology industries.
Alistair is a chartered accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. He holds an MSc degree in economic history and development studies from the London School of Economics and a BA degree in modern history from the University of Oxford. He has also earned an advanced diploma in international taxation from the Chartered Institute of Taxation.