Thomas Vanhee

Founding Partner Aurifer Middle East Tax Consultancy

In Thomas’s tax career spanning more than a decade, prior to coming to the Gulf, he has worked at tier 1 tax law firms in Brussels and Paris. He provides high quality and innovative tax advice to clients.

 He has been involved in several high profile deals and has worked for blue chip and quoted companies and institutions in various sectors (financial sector, real estate sector, retail, manufacturing and the public sector).

 In recent years he was heavily involved in European tax policy projects, as well as in projects with several European governments.         

Thomas teaches VAT in the first Tax LL.M in the Gulf at Paris Sorbonne Abu Dhabi. He also joined his former university, the renowned Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, in teaching an introductory course on tax law to master students. He publishes regularly in international books and tax technical magazines and is a regular speaker at international events.

Thomas holds a law degree of the Catholic University of Leuven (cum laude) and a tax masters degree of Solvay Business School (magna cum laude). He is hands-on, proactive and combines an extensive technical skill set with a sound understanding of what makes businesses tick.

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