Fiona McClafferty / Private Client Tax Specialist, Deloitte

Fiona has been working in Private Client Tax for HNWs and UHNWs for over 17 years and has specialised in the UK taxation of non-resident and non-domiciled individuals for the past 13 years. Her clients are highly mobile & international individuals with assets, children and business interests spread across the globe. She joined Deloitte’s Dubai office in 2014.
Fiona has been recognised by the International Tax Review as one of the leading female tax practitioners and is regularly invited to speak on panels discussing the impact of taxes and increasing regulation (such as the Common Reporting Standard), on families in the region.
Fiona studied Economics and French at the University of Birmingham and Université de Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne and is currently learning Arabic. Fiona is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT), the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) and the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP). She won a President’s Prize for a thesis written as part of her application to join STEP. Fiona is Secretary of STEP Arabia’s Sub Committee on Islamic Assets & Legacy Planning and a Co-Chair of the 30 Percent Club – GCC Chapter Onboarding Group.