Alan Powell

Principal at Alan Powell Associates

Alan Powell is a specialist excise duties consultant, formerly a Policy official within HMCE’s HQ teams and a Big 4 tax Team.

He is an excise duties advisor to the Chartered Institute of Taxation, honorary advisor to the UK Warehousing Association, and founded the British Distillers Alliance as a conduit for consultation with, and representation to, Government bodies and to assist and advise on technical matters.

He is a Chartered Tax Advisor, a Fellow of the Institute of Indirect Taxation, and sits on the high-level Joint Alcohol and Tobacco Consultative group with HMRC and the Indirect Taxes Committee of the CIOT.

In his 65th year, he is trying to retire.