Director | Oneworld Middle East Ltd.
Alexandros Philippides is a director in both Oneworld and Oneworld Mideast, heading the tax and citizenship-residency departments. He possesses considerable experience in advising clients to structure their international activities with emphasis on financial services. He has been involved in diverse projects covering tax planning, licensing of financial services companies, citizenship planning and regulatory issues.
Alexandros is qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the ICAEW and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nottingham. He is also a member of the Investment Migration Council in Switzerland. His career started with BDO where he was engaged in diverse audits ranging from SME’s to Financial Services companies. In 2010 he was employed by Oneworld Limited as a corporate and tax specialist manager. His tough commitment and resolve assisted in growing his client portfolio over a remarkable period of time.
He has been instrumental in setting up Oneworld Mideast in Dubai. His client’s needs for a white-listed jurisdiction, the investor-friendly regulations for foreign investors coupled with a strong banking sector facilitated the growth of the Dubai office. The success of the office in Dubai has grown considerably over the last 5 years. He always notes that the company started as a 2-man band and now employs a team of 25professionals.
Alexandros is a keen follower on CRS, citizenship-residency planning, banking and tax topics. He prides in keeping his clientele and associates up to date with forecasted changes in these issues. He regularly writes and distributes articles on various media and newsletter channels.