60 Second Interviews

  • Damian Bloom

    Damian Bloom TEP was recently appointed head of BLP’s private client team.

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  • Ioannis Demetriades 2017

    What does your firm do?

    Horwath DSP Ltd is an accounting firm, specialising in international tax and restructuring. The great majority of our business is from overseas clients.

    What is the most important thing STEP does, in your opinion?

    STEP provides assurance that members are trust professionals. It provides a platform for all matters relating to trusts, and acts as the voice of the trust world.

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  • Philip Kirkpatrick

    Philip Kirkpatrick of Bates Wells Braithwaite talks to STEP

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  • Giovanni Cristofaro

    Giovanni Cristofaro TEP will be speaking on 'Planning according to the EU Succession Regulation' at STEP Europe.

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  • Tim Matthews

    Founder's Award winner Tim Matthews values STEP's continuing professional development opportunities and networking

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  • Helen Baxter

    Ascent 2020: Journey to the summit - Helen Baxter, Head of Talent Management, First Names Group talks about their Group-wide personal development programme, Ascent 2020.

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  • Paolo Ludovici

    Paolo will discuss conflicts relating to residence in international tax law at STEP Europe in November.

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  • Lucy Heywood

    It's nice to be acknowledged for all the hard work we put into new initiatives for helping families, says PCA winner Lucy Heywood.

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  • Marcus Dearle

    BLP's Marcus Dearle on the rationale behind the first new family law team in a City commercial firm for 20 years

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  • Emma Chamberlain

    Emma Chamberlain OBE TEP will be speaking at our UK Annual Tax Conference 2017.

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  • Vanessa King

    Joining STEP was a great opportunity to learn about the industry through its courses and membership.

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  • Thomas Grozinger

    Being a member of STEP means I can learn from, and exchange ideas with, members from many professional disciplines, says Thomas Grozinger TEP.

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  • Louise Lewis

    What is a digital asset? As our new SIG launches, Louise Lewis TEP explains

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  • Jennifer Jordan McCall

    Jennifer's suggestions for protecting clients’ assets include establishing trusts

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  • John Graham

    What does your firm do?

    We advise individuals and their companies on international tax matters, in particular where they have moved countries or where trusts are involved.

    What has STEP done for you, individually, or as a business?

    STEP provides a reliable resource in a wide range of countries, and is also a source of referrals.

    What is the most important thing STEP does, in your opinion?

    Providing a knowledge and referrals base with respect to cross-border individuals.

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  • Richard Williams

    Richard Williams TEP will be discussing developments in statutory will applications at our STEP Australia conference.

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  • Hannah Dove

    Hannah Dove discusses how STEP Employer Partner Vistra supports her in her studies.

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  • Peter Bobbin

    Peter Bobbin TEP is speaking at next month's STEP Australia Conference in Melbourne.

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  • Serge Krancenblum

    Serge will be moderating a panel session at the STEP Benelux Conference in September.

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  • Grahame Young

    What do you do?

    My work mostly involves transactional taxes, trusts, equity and succession planning, with a particular emphasis on structuring and restructuring family and corporate groups. This involves me in many aspects of corporate and property law as well.

    What has STEP done for you, individually, or as a business?

    It has made me more aware of international developments.

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  • Paul Ayres

    Branch meetings are an invaluable forum for networking and information, says BDO's Paul Ayres.

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  • Liggy Webb

    What does your organisation do?

    The Learning Architect specialises in behavioural change and our focus is to distil complexity and create practical and sustainable approaches.

    Why do you think it’s important for businesses to support their staff in building personal and professional resilience?

    Life is changing at a rapid pace and we are living in volatile and uncertain times. Helping people to be proactive in dealing with various challenges is key to avoiding stress burn out and supporting both physical and emotional wellbeing.

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  • David Marks

    What do you do?

    I'm a commercial silk, specialising in tax. But anything on the Chancery side can get through the door.

    What has STEP done for you, individually, or as a business?

    STEP broadens horizons, and keeps me abreast of trends and developments abroad.

    What is the most important thing STEP does, in your opinion?

    Without question, peer to peer discussion of ideas.

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  • Jonathan Winter

    Most organisations need to be capable of very rapid change, says Jonathan Winter

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  • Jane Hart

    We need to see a move away from a traditional approach that's dominated by training, says EPP speaker Jane Hart.

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