Richard Newby is a managing director in the Paris office and part of the Transfer Pricing Services business unit. Specialized in the fields of transfer pricing and business restructuring, and with a strong operational focus, Richard has more than 20 years’ practice experience across the globe, having advised many of the world’s most prominent MNEs.
Prior to Duff & Phelps, Richard was the founding partner and leader of the Tax Efficient Supply Chain Management (TESCM) practices in KPMG and Andersen, focusing on the integration of transfer pricing planning with international tax structuring and business change initiatives.
Within this context, discrete areas of his experience include: transfer pricing planning, in particular the design and application of business models to the specific value chain profile of a multinational’s operations, together with the development of related economic models and transfer pricing methodologies; tax solution design and development of best practices (migration planning, CFC and PE planning, IP offshore structuring, tax-efficient repatriation, tax benefits modelling, tax-enabled business process designs); development of integrated business solutions encompassing supply chain, ERP, shared services, and treasury, in co-operation with management consultants; project leadership of substantial multi-jurisdictional projects.
Richard has been cited in Euromoney’s (Legal Media Group) “Guide to the World’s Leading Transfer Pricing Advisers” and “Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Advisers”. He has contributed to numerous academic and professional journals and conferences, and is prominent in initiatives for such bodies as the OECD, IFA (International Fiscal Association) and ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales), sometimes involving close liaison with UK government departments.
Richard is fluent in French and has significant experience working with French parented groups to assist with global transfer pricing issues.
Richard graduated with honors from University College London. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and holds a MBA (major in Finance & Strategy) from HEC Paris.