Expert Group on automatic exchange of financial account information

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The Expert Group on automatic exchange of financial account information is committee set up by the European Commission to assist the EU member states on tax laws and collecting the full amount of tax owed to them.



Name of organisation Category Countries/Areas represented Representatives
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Association European and International Chas Roy-Chowdhury (head of taxation at ACCA)[2] and Jason Piper (Technical Manager, Tax and Business Law at ACCA and formerly of PwC and KPMG)[3]
Association of Financial Markets in Europe Association European Richard Middleton (managing director of policy at AFME and former employee at Ernst and Young, GE Capital and JP Morgan)[4] and Adam Willman (tax manager at AFME)[5]
Association of Life Offices Association European and International Brendan Harper (technical services manager with Friends Provident International)[6]
Better Finance (The European Federation of Financial Services Users) NGO European Antoine Dayez (lawyer at JOYN Legal and formerly of Linklaters)[7] and Juan Manuel Viver Gargallo (policy officer at Better Finance)[8]
British Bankers Association Association United Kingdom John Everett (head of operational tax compliance at HSBC Holdings Plc)[9] and Mark Gilmartin (director of Barclays Capital)[10]
Christian aid and Tax Justice Network NGO European and International Markus Meinzer (senior analyst at the Tax Justice Network)[11] and Joseph Stead (senior adviser of economic justice at Christian Aid)[12]
Euroclear SA/NV Association European and International Raymond Mallon (freelance economist)[13] and Saskia Van Wesemael (director of legal division at Euroclear and former vice president of tax department and network department at The Bank of New York)[14]
European Association of Co-operative Banks Association European Heinz-Jürgen Tischbein (head of the department of tax law and accounting at the Federal Association of German Cooperative Cooperative Banks)[15] and Franz Gross (board member of Volksbank Quadrat Bank AG)[16]
European Association of Public Banks Association European Thomas Ihering and Boris Bartels (senior legal adviser at Bundesverband Öffentlicher Banken Deutschlands)[17]
European Banking Federation Association European Roger Kaiser (lobbyist, tax & financial reporting at EBF)[18] and Rodolphe de Pierpont
European Citizen Action Service NGO European Manuel Malheiros
European Fund and Asset Management Association Association European Holger Sedlmaier and Roger Exwood (head of product tax EMEA at BlackRock and former head of operational tax at UBS)[19]
European Savings Bank Group Association European Ella Grundell (legal counsel at Swedbank AB)[20] and Johanna Hellstrom
European Structured Investment Products Association Association European and International Rolfjosef Hamacher (partner at Axer Partnerschaft)[21]
Fédération Européenne des Conseils et Intermédiaires Financiers Association European Vincent Derudder (chairman of Nucleus)[22]
Financial Transparency Coalition NGO European and International Koen Roovers (EU advisor for the Financial Transparency Coalition)[23] and Tove Maria Ryding (policy and advocacy manager at Eurodad)[24]
French Banking Federation Association France Tania Saulnier and Blandine Leporcq
Insurance Europe Association European
International Swaps and Derivatives Association Association European and International Mark Gilmartin and Antonio Corbi
Investment Management Association Association European and International Jorge Morley-Smith (director of tax at Investment Association and formerly of Deloitte and Ernst and Young)[25] and Florian van Megen (senior advisor regulatory affairs at Investment Management Association)[26]
Luxembourg Bankers Association Association European and International
Oxfam International NGO European and International Francis Weyzig and Catherine Olier
Pensions Europe Association European Delphine Charles-Péronne (former partner at PwC)[27] and Julián Arévalo (former account executive at Hume Brophy)[28]
The Alternative Investment Management Association Association European and International Kevin Charlton (tax director at KPMG and formerly of UBS)[29] and Neil Oliver (head of tax at Throgmorton and spent 24 years at Ernst and Young)[30]
The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry Association Luxembourg Georges Bock (managing partner of KPMG Luxembourg)[31] and Gérard Laures (partner at KPMG Luxembourg)[32]



  1. European Commission Commission Expert Group on automatic exchange of financial account information, accessed 4 May 2015.
  2. Linkedin Chas Roy-Chowdhury, accessed 4 May 2015.
  3. Linkedin Jason Piper, accessed 4 May 2015.
  4. Linkedin Richard Middleton, accessed 4 May 2015.
  5. Linkedin Adam Willman, accessed 4 Mary 2015.
  6. Hubbis Brendan Harper, accessed 4 May 2015.
  7. Linkedin Antoine Dayez, accessed 4 May 2015.
  8. Linkedin Juan Manuel Viver Gargallo, accessed 4 May 2015.
  9. Linkedin John Everett, accessed 4 May 2015.
  10. Linkedin Mark Gilmartin, accessed 4 May 2015.
  11. Tax Justice Network Team, accessed 4 May 2015.
  12. European Commission Joseph Stead, accessed 4 May 2015.
  13. Linkedin Raymond Mallon, accessed 4 May 2015.
  14. Linkedin Saskia Van Wesemael, accessed 4 May 2015.
  15. VR-media portal Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Tischbein, accessed 4 May 2015.
  16. Linkedin Franz Gross, accessed 4 May 2015.
  17. Linkedin Boris Bartels, accessed 4 May 2015.
  18. Linkedin Roger Kaiser, accessed 4 May 2015.
  19. Linkedin Roger Exwood, accessed 4 May 2015.
  20. Linkedin Ella Grundell, accessed 4 May 2015.
  21. Linkedin Rolfjosef Hamacher, accessed 4 May 2015.
  22. Linkedin Vincent Derudder, accessed 4 May 2015.
  23. Open Democracy Koen Roovers, accessed 4 May 2015.
  24. Tove Maria Ryding Workshop on tax avoidance and tax evasion in developing countries Eurodad, 4 March 2015, accessed 4 May 2015.
  25. Linkedin Jorge Morley-Smith, accessed 4 May 2015.
  26. Linkedin Florian van Megen, accessed 4 May 2015.
  27. Linkedin Delphine Charles-Péronne, accessed 4 May 2015.
  28. Linkedin Julian Arévalo, accessed 4 May 2015.
  29. Infoline Kevin Charlton, accessed 4 May 2015.
  30. Throgmorton Neil Oliver, accessed 4 May 2015.
  31. Linkedin Georges Bock, accessed 4 May 2015.
  32. Linkedin Gérard Laures, accessed 4 May 2015.