Joanne Brien

Partner, Reward

KPMG in the UK

Jo initially trained and spent 2 years post qualification at Pinsent Masons before moving to KPMG’s Reward team where she has worked for 17 years and leads KPMG’s Reward practice in the regions.

Jo has a broad portfolio of clients across the UK, ranging from listed companies to small start-ups, and advises on all aspects of employee reward and incentive plans.

Jo has a particular area of interest and specialism in advising management teams on the tax implications arising from equity participation in private equity backed companies.

  • Global Mobility Services
  • LLB Hons, University of Leeds, England

  • Legal Practice Course, College of Law, York, United Kingdom

  • Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualified

  • Incentive plan design

  • Management tax advisory

  • Advice on employee benefits trusts