Rodney Lawrence

Head of Consulting for Strategic Corporates, Tax & Legal

KPMG International

Rodney is the Head of Consulting for Strategic Corporates, Tax & Legal. He has served clients international tax needs since 1986, and has been based in the US (he is currently based in Chicago), the UK and New Zealand. Rodney was elected to the US partnership in 1998 and helps a variety of multinational organizations (both US and non US) with their cross-border tax planning, examination resolution, earnings repatriation and corporate reorganizations/expansion. He is also an adjunct professor of advanced international tax at DePaul University.

  • Business tax reform
  • International Markets
  • Operating Effectiveness
  • Public Policy and Regulatory Change
  • Tax planning
  • Tax rate management
  • Tax regulation and compliance policies
  • Tax strategies
  • Tax transformation
  • Transformation
  • LLM, University of Southern California

  • B.Com, LLB – University of Auckland

  • EdD - University of Southern California (specialization in Organizational Change)

  • Admitted as Barrister before High Court of New Zealand

  • Federally authorized tax practitioner

  • Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA)

  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

  • New Zealand Law Society

  • Illinois Society of CPAs

  • The American Bar Association