Massimo Fabio


KPMG in Italy

Before joining KPMG Massimo served for 13 years as an officer in the Italian Guardia di Finanza (Customs and Tax Police), rising to Chief of the Community Fraud Section at its Rome headquarters. Based in Rome and now head of KPMG’s Trade & Customs Practice in Italy, Massimo helps multinational clients to achieve global tax efficiencies and comply with a complex set of local customs legislation and GATT/WTO principles. His areas of expertise are wide-ranging and include international trade, customs and excise law, VAT issues, AEO status, international customs planning and risk analysis, refund applications, tax rulings, and tax litigation. Since 2017, Massimo has also been in charge of the Italian Tax & Legal Brexit team. The author of numerous tax manuals, Massimo is a member of various high-profile committees, working groups and professional associations. He is a regular conference speaker and lectures at the universities of Leiden, Lausanne, Rome (LUISS) and Milan (Bocconi).

  • Global Mobility Services
  • Degree in Economics from the University of Rome (La Sapienza)

  • Degree in Law from the University of Rome (La Sapienza)

  • Degree in Economic and Financial Security Science from the University of Rome (Tor Vergata)

  • Member of the Rome Bar Association

  • Member of the Rome Association of Chartered Accountants

  • Member of the Italian Association of Chartered Auditors

  • Member of the International Customs Law Academy