Charles has been providing various types of tax and customs consultation, as well as in the corporate licenses and trade regulatory issues. Prior to joining GNV Consulting, Charles has spent over 12 years with Deloitte, serving as a Partner in Deloitte Southeast Asia, based in Jakarta, Indonesia (Deloitte Tax Solutions). During his service in Deloitte, Charles headed several industry/ service lines in the areas of banking and financial services, indirect taxation and customs, as well as BMO (Business Model Optimization – supply chain rationalization) projects. As part of the firm’s development initiative, Charles was also the tax learning leader in Deloitte. His experiences as an external auditor in several Big 4 Firms in the past, gave him relevant knowledge in the financial accounting area to lead the tax team of IFRS tax-related matters in Deloitte.
Charles also served the largest chemical and petroleum distributor in Indonesia as part of commercial team for some years, allowing him to gaining sales, marketing and operational experiences in real sector business and supply chain management.
As a summary of his portfolio as a tax advisor, Charles has extensive experience in serving multinational and large national clients in a broad range of industries. Charles has been involved in various tax advisory, restructuring, merger and acquisition, and strategic planning projects, as well as regulators audit and dispute resolution and compliance cases. His advisory roles have covered a broad range of tax issues in areas from Indonesian domestic to cross-border tax issues.
Charles is a Licensed Indonesian Tax Consultant (Brevet A, B, C Level) and a Registered Tax Court Attorney, having graduated with a Bachelor of Finance and Accountancy degree. He is also a member of the Indonesian Tax Consultant Association.
Charles has been named by the International Tax Review in World Tax 2010 and 2011 as one of the leading professionals in Indonesia. He has also been recognized as one of 100 Global Leading Advisor by Finance-Monthly Bulletin in Year 2012.