Roxana Popel is a senior tax specialist and Head of Tax in CMS Romania. Roxana has 15 years’ broad experience in both Romanian and international corporate taxation, and provides tax planning and advisory services to both multinational and domestic clients in Romania and beyond.
Roxana’s expertise covers a wide range of services, from advising on bespoke cross-border structuring to drafting and negotiating tax indemnities, as well as assessing the level of tax compliance with applicable legislation, identifying tax optimisation solutions, assisting with tax audits or reviews, and the tax aspects of due diligence. She works with a large portfolio of clients across numerous industry sectors, with a particular focus on the Consumer Products and Retail, Agriculture, Manufacturing and Utilities sectors.
Prior to joining CMS, Roxana was a Tax Director at PwC in Romania. During a nine-month secondment in the PwC Sydney office in Australia she further bolstered her international tax experience. Throughout her career Roxana has been actively involved in working groups in discussions with the Romanian Ministry of Finance and recommending updates to the tax legislation in Romania. Roxana is a licensed tax advisor and member of the Romanian Chamber of Certified Tax Consultants.
2010: ACCA Qualification, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
1999: Masters in Financial and Monetary Strategies and Policies, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
1998: Bachelor Degree in Finance, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
Member, Romanian Chamber of Certified Tax Consultants