New CIOT Council members

CIOT Council: New CIOT Council members
22 May 2024

The CIOT has appointed two new council members.

Xiaoshan Sun, MSc, CA CTA (Fellow)

Shan trained as an economist at the University of Nottingham and qualified as a Chartered Tax Adviser and a Chartered Accountant with KPMG, becoming a member of both ICAS and CIOT in 2009. She then was finance controller at Morgan Stanley before returning to practice at BDO, where she specialised in transfer pricing within international tax.

Shan’s journey in tax technology advanced through global roles at BDO, and she became the Tax Innovation Lead at Unilever. Shan is currently the Tax Technology Lead at Deliveroo and is responsible for developing the tax department’s technology strategy and roadmap, designing and implementing technology solutions to meet a broad array of tax requirements.

Shan also contributes to the tax community as a member of the CIOT Diploma in Tax Technology (DITT) Committee and will soon host the forthcoming Tax Technology Podcast, a complementary resource for DITT.

Alistair Cliff BSc, BEng, FCA, CTA (Fellow)

Alistair is a director at Deloitte LLP, where he is the Quality and Risk Management leader for Deloitte’s Swiss Tax and Legal practice, and is a member of the Deloitte Global Tax & Legal Q&R team.

Alistair qualified as a chartered accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser with Arthur Andersen in Nottingham. 
He specialised in corporate taxation, providing tax compliance support and advising a wide range of companies, from family owned companies through to large groups listed on UK and overseas stock markets.

Alistair is a member, and past chairman, of the CIOT and ATT joint professional standards committee and he currently chairs the Joint Regulation Working Party.