Clare CopelandGroup International Tax Director at The Carlyle Group
Clare Copeland is the Carlyle Group’s International Tax Director, based in the London office. In her role Clare is responsible for tax strategy, risk management and policy of the Group’s operations across its international platforms. Clare is a Chartered Tax Adviser, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales and has over 22 years of experience in the Asset Management space.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Clare spent 12 years at American Capital where she was Senior Vice President, Head of Tax & Structuring Europe. There she advised on general International Tax Planning and M&A transactions across a wide range of industries. She was also lead for the structural aspects of the group’s fundraising efforts and associated carry planning across the European region. Prior to Clare spent 8 years with KPMG based in their Private Equity Tax Group in London, where she advised a range of private equity funds on the tax aspects of pan European transactions and operations.
Clare has seats on a number industry groups and associations, most notably she chairs the Corporate Tax Committee of the British Venture Capital and Private Equity association (BVCA) and is chair of Invest Europe's International Tax & Tax Reporting Working Group.