Deloitte Hong Kong
35/F One Pacific Place
Sarah Chin, Deloitte Hong Kong, is the tax and business advisory services leader – southern region. She is also the national leader for indirect tax and customs at Deloitte China.
Sarah started her career as an inspector with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) in the UK before entering the consulting profession. Having spent seven years in the UK, Sarah relocated to Switzerland where she established an international VAT centre of excellence before building and heading up an international VAT team in Switzerland for another Big 4 firm.
In 2008, Sarah relocated to Shanghai, China and she was appointed as the domestic VAT expert by the National People's Congress to supervise the design of the VAT Reform works with clients in planning and implementing complicated VAT and customs structures.
Sarah was quoted as a recognised tax adviser in International Tax Review'sWorld Tax Directory in 2009 and has been named in the same publication's Indirect Tax Leaders guide every year since 2012. Sarah is a chartered tax adviser with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.
40/F One Pacific Place
William Marshall, Deloitte China, is the Deloitte Asia Pacific customs and global trade leader.
He has more than 17 years of experience in the US, China, Hong Kong, and across Asia advising clients on contentious customs proceedings and investigation, customs valuation and transfer pricing, supply chain structuring, customs and indirect tax planning and compliance, as well as product regulatory and labelling laws affecting the international sale of goods. William also has extensive experience in trade remedy actions such as anti-dumping, countervailing duty and safeguard cases.
Before joining Deloitte China, William was a partner at Baker & McKenzie and headed the firm's China and Hong Kong customs and international trade practice. He is a frequent speaker at trade, sourcing, and tax conferences and is an often cited expert source for media reports on international trade developments in China and the Asia Pacific region.
William is an attorney in the state of New York and is a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong.
Baker & McKenzie