BCG adds global head of Tax in Madrid
Boston Consulting Group has hired Teresa Lara to lead its global Tax function
Teresa Lara Hernández (pictured) has joined BCG to lead its global Tax function. She will be based in Madrid, extending the BCG Tax presence in Iberia, and strategically contributing to the goal of increasing female representation in Legal and Tax leadership in Spain.
Teresa is a comprehensive Tax advisor specialising in International Taxation and Direct Taxation with expertise in global restructuring, transfer pricing (BEPS), supply chain and process improvements, Tax procedures and Tax policy and Litigation.
She will lead a team of 20+ tax professionals in 4 countries dedicated to delivering guidance to BCG’s leadership in a rapidly changing tax environment. The team is currently split between Reporting & Analysis, Country Area Support, Mobility and Transfer Pricing. Tax Legal counsel is a direct report as well. She will work closely with BCG’s Executive Suite and her peers (head of Controlling, Treasurer, head of PSG, amongst others).
Teresa is a Law graduate from Universidad de Valencia, with a Master´s degree in International, Commecial, EC and Economic Law from Université Paris X – Nanterre and a Master´s degree in Tax advice from Centro de Estudios Fiscales (CEF). She started her career in Garrigues Valencia office, has been a Tax manager at EY and managing director of the Global Tax Group at Accenture. She is a Tax Systems associate profesor at Universidad CEU San Pablo.
“I am impressed with the tangible evidence of the Head-Heart-Hands culture here at BCG, the human and technical quality of the broader team, and the values that feel foundational to BCG´s purpose. I am absorbing this unique business philosophy as fast as I can to become a true BCG-er, building on strong shared values and vision,” said Teresa.
“This is a paramount moment in anyone´s career. I look back and reflect on the calibre of my prior employers, grateful for everything I have learned and aware of the long path I have already walked. I look forward appreciative and excited for this opportunity in one of the world’s best companies, albeit with the right amount of self-pressure and accountability for what is undoubtedly a challenging task ahead,” she added.