Russell leads Grant Thornton’s team of accounting professionals within the tax department, providing an array of accounting, VAT and corporate taxation services to a portfolio of local and international clients.
He began his career at a small audit firm as an associate servicing a portfolio of local clients. During the four years spent there he gained experience in financial and management accounting, VAT, payroll and other ancillary services. He then moved on to join a leading group of companies operating in the fashion industry as the group accountant.
He joined Grant Thornton in 2016. Since then he has led and overseen the department’s accounting team, working in a diverse range of industries from aviation and yachting to gaming entities. He also advises his clients on corporate tax and VAT issues.
Russell is a qualified accountant following the completion of the ACCA qualification in 2015. He successfully completed the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation offered by the Chartered Institute of Taxation in 2021, choosing EU VAT as an area of specialisation.
He is a member of the Malta Institute of Accountants and of the Indirect Taxation Committee of the Malta Institute of Accountants.
- Member of the Malta Institute of Accountants
- Currently studying for the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation