Michael Rooney

Director and Head of Global Mobility Services

KPMG in Ireland

Michael leads KPMG Ireland’s Global Mobility Services practice and advises on both Irish and UK personal tax. Michael worked for KPMG in the UK until 2014 when he moved to Ireland to take over the Global Mobility practice. He has nearly 20 years of experience advising multinational corporations on matters relating to the taxation of their domestic and expatriate populations including tax return compliance, international social security, tax equalisation policies and global payroll compliance. He has assisted Irish Headquartered clients with the set up and introduction of their internal mobility functions and he has advised both HR and tax departments on international taxation of employees. He also has a keen interest in technology and automation of processes and led the Expat tax technology group for KPMG UK. Michael set up and leads the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM) Dublin Chapter for personnel involved with managing expatriate employees.

  • Global Mobility Advisory Services
  • Global mobility
  • International Executive Services
  • International Markets
  • National Markets
  • Operating Effectiveness
  • Talent Management
  • Tax
  • Tax planning
  • Tax strategies
  • LLB, Law, Trinity College Dublin

  • Qualified Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) UK

  • Financial services

  • Retail

  • Food & agribusiness

  • Technology