Narelle MacKenzie is a well known international tax consultant, located in San Diego. She has over 25 years experience working in international taxes, having spent most of her career working with, or for, multinational companies. Ms. MacKenzie is an International Tax lecturer at San Diego State University, first appointed in 2007.
Ms. MacKenzie seeks to understand the business operations and drivers to ensure that the global tax planning and compliance works in synergy with the business, and maximizes the returns to shareholders, whilst ensuring such tax planning is done to the highest ethical standards.
She has worked in both public accounting and industry for employers such as Goodrich Corporation (a Fortune 500 company that was acquired by United Technologies), PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and Toyota Australia. Her business experience has covered diverse industries and activities, including supply chain activities and initiatives, identification and implementation of new manufacturing facilities, establishing representative offices, secondment arrangements, customer sales and support initiatives and general cross-border issues.
Ms. MacKenzie has advised on cross-border activities in many and diverse countries and works with tax advisors in those countries to identify optimal, strategic tax solutions for you and your clients. Some of the various countries experiences include: US (federal and state), Mexico, Brazil, Singapore, China, Scotland, India, Turkey, Japan, Germany, South Korea, Netherlands, Canada, Luxembourg, Chile, Sweden, Norway, Russia, Australia, UK and France.
As well as lecturing at SDSU, she is a highly sought after speaker, course instructor and guest lecturer and has presented at many and diverse conferences including CalCPA, the ABA, CITE, AWSA and PwC.
She is a Past President of CalCPA (San Diego chapter), and currently serves on the Audit Committee for St James by the Sea, La Jolla.
Ms. MacKenzie is an Australian CPA and a Californian CPA.
Ms. MacKenzie will be a speaker at Expats and Inpats (Do You Know Where Your Employees Are?), an MCLE event sponsored by Hutchinson and Bloodgood, LLP.