Orient Magazine Issue 88 - August 2022 | Page 32

Eight Wealth International Announces Appointment of Head of Tax and Estate Planning
Eight International Tax & Legacy Experts has announced the appointment of Kelly Greig as Head of Tax and Estate Planning . This follows Eight Wealth International ’ s recent appointment of Simon Lints as a Strategic Adviser in May 2022 .
Having close to 15 years of experience in tax and estate planning , Greig joins EWI to lead the tax team in providing tailored advice to affluent clients in the region as well as offering highly personalised service for high net worth clients living and working overseas . Based in Singapore , she will focus on growing the firm ’ s tax and estate planning offering in Asia , given the region ’ s increasing need for expert tax advice in succession planning and wealth transfer .
Prior to her current role , Greig was responsible for leading the Later Life proposition at Irwin Mitchell . Greig was most recently a Partner at Paris Smith LLP , where she led the Tax and Estate Planning team and provided expert tax support to the family and commercial property teams family in the areas of Capital Gains tax , SDLT , and restructuring and succession planning of businesses .
Giles Henman , Head of Eight Wealth International , said :
“ Asia continues to be of strategic importance to EWI ’ s growth strategy and our recent appointments in the team including Kelly highlight our long-term commitment to meeting the rising needs of high net worth clients in the region . With Kelly ’ s significant industry knowledge and proven leadership , she is wellplaced to drive our firm ’ s tax and planning segment as we look to expand our presence in the market .”
Kelly Greig , Head of Tax and Estate Planning , Eight International Tax & Legacy Experts , said : “ It ’ s my pleasure to have joined the EWI team in Singapore . As Asia Pacific continues to be one of the fastest growing regions for wealth , the ability to deliver high quality and customised financial advice to clients particularly in the area of tax and estate planning is more important than ever . I am looking forward to working closely with the rest of the team in bringing peace of mind to our customers in the region .”
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