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Jean Loi

Jean Loi

Managing Partner
Cambodia, Myanmar

Jean is one of the region’s most experienced tax and regulatory specialists with more than 12 years of experience in Indo China, Myanmar and Singapore. She has advised on a large number of project transactions and tax disputes in the specialties in structuring, power plants project and oil & gas. As the managing partner of VDB Loi, Jean has extensive experience with projects related to the market entries of infrastructure, telecommunications and financial services industries in the region, as well as having extensive experience with supply chains.

She was formerly a tax partner with PwC and she oversaw the growth of PwC in Cambodia and Vietnam. She has been recognized for her outstanding practice in Myanmar with a number of awards. She speaks Mandarin, Bahasa Malaysia, Cantonese and English.

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Managing Partner – VDB Loi (March 2012 to Present)
  • Partner, Tax & Customs Practice Group – DFDL Mekong, Cambodia and Vietnam (2011–2012)
  • Head of Tax – RSM Chio Lim, Singapore (2010-2011)
  • Partner, Tax and Legal Services – PwC, Cambodia and Vietnam (2008 – 2010)
  • Director, Tax and Legal Services – PwC, Vietnam (2007-2008)
  • Senior Manager, Tax Services – PwC, Cambodia (2002-2007)
  • Tax Manager – PwC, New Zealand (1997-2002)
  • Senior Accountant – Prince & Partners, New Zealand (1993-1997)

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Corporate and tax structuring, tax compliance, advisory and audit

QUALIFICATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Income Tax and GST Advisory by the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals (SIATP)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

  • 1997 – Master of Taxation Studies, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1992 – Bachelor of Commerce, University of Auckland

LANGUAGES

  • English – Excellent
  • Mandarin – Excellent
  • Bahasa Malaysia – Excellent
  • Cantonese – Good

SOME OF KEY CLIENTS

  • Carlsberg
  • Petronas
  • Marubeni
  • Coca-Cola
  • Ericsson
  • Statoil
  • Maxpower Group
  • Mizuho Bank
  • Ophir Energy
  • Halliburton