George Kwatia is the Tax Leader in the PwC office in Accra, Ghana. He is the Mining Tax Leader for West Africa as well as a member of the PwC Global Energy, Utilities and Mining team for PwC’s central cluster which covers Africa and Europe.
George has more than 22 years of tax and regulatory working experience with several local and multinational clients. He also spent four years with the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA).
George is one of the pre-eminent and most experienced tax professionals in Ghana. George has much experience in both international and local taxation. He specialized in creative tax ideas in the Ghana practice and is one of the leaders in this area. This entailed researching and introducing creative and unique ideas to clients and non-clients.
George has proactively worked with Government institutions and the private sector in Ghana and other West African countries advising on issues of tax policy and administration.
He has provided tax services with respect to tax compliance, tax advisory, tax planning and restructuring as well as lobbying and negotiating assignments with the tax and regulatory authorities in Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
George has also been engaged in several thought leadership activities and programmes that have contributed to the shaping of tax policies in the industry within Ghana. He has been a speaker at various tax events.