Based in London, he brings more than 30 years of tax experience across a broad range of taxes and industries working with public, private equity and privately-owned companies and their owners. His primary areas of focus involve working with clients on complex tax matters from transactions and refinancing, through the BEPS agenda with a focus on transfer pricing. Mr. Rust has worked with clients across a range of industries, including hotels and leisure, real estate, telecoms, pharmaceutical and consumer products.
Before joining A&M, Mr. Rust spent four years with FTI Consulting where he led the European Tax Business more than trebling its tax business in that time. He led the tax team in numerous transactions, refinancings and in complex tax matters, including Carlyle’s acquisition of PA Consulting, numerous transactions for Starwood Capital and Domino’s Pizza Company.
Prior to this, Mr. Rust was a tax partner for 15 years at Andersen and Deloitte leading their businesses in the hotel industry and transfer pricing matters.
Mr. Rust earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Accounting from The University of Hull.
He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is also a Chartered Tax Adviser with the Chartered Institute of Taxation.