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Executive Team Profiles

Cameron Allen

CEO, Managing Director

Corporate & International Tax, Global Mobility Tax

Cameron is the CEO of A&A. He was a senior partner at a global accounting firm before establishing A&A in June 2010. He is highly regarded by clients for his ability to provide high level, innovative and practical tax advice on complex, and often demanding, transactions.
Cameron specialises in corporate and international tax, where he assists clients to achieve the best possible tax outcomes from mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructures. He also works with clients on global mobility tax solutions.
He serves both Australian listed public companies and foreign owned multi-nationals through to privately owned businesses.

Cameron is a Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia, Chartered Tax Adviser and holds a Master of Taxation from the University of Melbourne Law School.
Cameron also sits on a number of boards.

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Benedicte Olrik

Managing Director

Transfer Pricing

Benedicte Olrik is the Managing Director of Transfer Pricing at A&A. She has a renowned ability to deliver unique client outcomes in Transfer Pricing scenarios; a result of her significant expertise in economic theory and her ability to practically apply this knowledge to a client’s individual circumstances.

She believes passionately in delivering optimal client value, building simple yet sophisticated solutions to minimise risk. Benedicte is committed to ensuring technically complex information is delivered in an easy to understand manner. Her Transfer Pricing experience spans globally recognised brands and a myriad of industries.

Benedicte has more than 14 years of experience from working for Ernst & Young, Duff & Phelps & KPMG. She holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark and studied at a Ph.D. level in economics at New York University.

Her strategic and rounded business approach is informed by the experience she gained operating her own companies in the retail and fashion industries.

Career snapshots:

  • Significant experience with APAs; Leading and managing global transfer pricing compliance and controversies through complex multi-party disputes into best outcome scenarios;
  • Managing multiple stakeholders including teams, taxation authorities and clients, through Transfer Pricing compliance, planning and policies
  • Specialisation in intellectual property planning, Conducting royalty analysis using DEMPE; Analysing exit charges, and developing residual profit split model to ensure IP and services are appropriately divided between Australian and its foreign entities.
  • Supporting the Australian transfer pricing position for financing arrangements to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO);
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Sharan Samra

Managing Director

Marketing Communications Business Development

Sharan Samra is an experienced marketer, brand evangelist and seasoned communications professional with over 18 years’ experience across financial and professional services.

She is responsible for ensuring A&A stay true to their client promise and adequately represent this through various marketing channels and touchpoints.

Her role encompasses all elements of the marketing, communications and business development landscape. She has experience across strategy, branding, content, digital marketing, client satisfaction metrics, sponsorship and events.

Career Snapshots:

  • Global Head of Marketing for an Insurance Broker, managing an end to end rebrand, development of a new website and intranet site and a transformative approach to marketing and communications within the business.
  • Regional Marketing Manager for a Big 4 accounting firm including time as a Marketing Manager for their SME business
  • Consultant in the development of marketing and business strategy for mid-size businesses
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Natasha Jurista

Director

Global Mobility Tax

Natasha has more than 15 years of experience in global mobility tax services. She joined A&A Tax Legal Consulting in 2013 and is leading a dedicated team of Global Mobility Tax professionals in Australia. Prior to A&A Tax Legal Consulting, Natasha worked in the international tax services and global mobility tax practice with PwC and Ernst & Young.

Natasha has a strong background in the Australian taxation of expatriates and addressing global mobility tax issues for multinational companies. She provides global mobility tax consulting and compliance services across a range of multinational clients and matters in managing complex tax, planning, operational, and strategic aspects of deploying international global mobility employees in and out of Australia.

She advises employers on expatriate tax compliance issues such as the Living Away From Home Allowance (LAFHA), Fringe Benefits Tax, Employee Share Schemes (ESS) and Payroll Tax linked to international global mobility employees, as well as advising on the personal tax issues of international assignees.

Natasha is known for her ‘hands on’ approach and her ability to provide an integrated global mobility tax services to clients.

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Martin Schlegel

Principal

Consulting

Martin works within the A&A consulting practice with a focus on innovation and commercialisation.


With more than 20 years experience in the sports and recreation, construction and plastics specialty chemicals industry, Martin spends his time on novel concepts that will stretch the boundaries of current thinking and practice.

Martin engages internationally with start-up organisations, small-to-medium enterprises (SME) and subsidiaries of multinational corporations (MNC) to identify growth opportunities, develop business model strategy, and commercialise R&D in global markets through open innovation, collaboration and an education-based marketing approach.


Martin serves on a number of boards and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

 

Gerhard Moll

Principal 

Corporate & Commercial Law

Gerhard is the principal of A&A Legal. He has practised corporate and commercial law for 25 years in mid-sized Melbourne law firms prior to establishing his own firm in 2007 and merging that into the A&A Group in 2012.

He provides a full range of legal services to business clients, from strategic and structuring advice through to transactional assistance and detailed documentation and, where necessary, litigation support. Gerhard is a results focused lawyer who ensures that the client’s outcomes are achieved as quickly and efficiently as possible.

He holds Commerce and Law degrees from the University of Queensland and is admitted to practise as a solicitor and barrister of the Supreme Court of Victoria.

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