Sam Barrett

Assoc. Partner, EY APAC Operating Model Effectiveness

Sam has over 15 years experience across the globe in international taxation and operating model effectiveness. Sam works with the founders of fast growth, mainly tech sector companies, to help them professionalize, plan for, and structure their operating models as they expand internationally, ensuring common pitfalls are avoided and commercial strategy is aligned with compliance and efficiency.  Sam works with many players in the ecosystem including corporates, governmental agencies and authorities and VCs to facilitate the growth of these companies.

    2.45 pm AEDT

    Day 3 [APAC]

    Make It Happen: Effective and Efficient International Expansion in Asia

    Asia is the world’s largest and most diverse continent. It is home to world class tech hubs, advanced infrastructures and heavily populated emerging markets. Whether the

    rationale for moving into new markets is opportunity or risk-related, international growth and expansion can be a challenging and daunting task. Many of the tech, fast growth and private businesses that have seen successful, sustainable expansion and growth in Asia, have paid close attention to their operating models and how they are aligned with both commercial goals and tax efficiency strategies.

    Join Sam Barrett (moderator), Jay Smith, Andy Winthrop and Joe Christofanelli from EY’s APAC Operating Model Effectiveness and Global Incentives teams, to learn:

    • How to structure your international expansion in Asia
    • What are the best trading and Direct To Consumer operating models
    • Where are the best places to achieve tax incentives and government grants