Jeff Soar
While tax leaders are facing an evolving industry that is constantly being disrupted, one thing is clear: where there is constraint, lies opportunity and new thinking to reshape tax functions for the future.

Jeff Soar

EY Global Insurance Tax Leader and UK FSO Tax Leader

Global Insurance and UK FS Tax leader. With EY for 16 years. Big rugby and cricket fan, both playing and watching. Live in the countryside with wife and son and loves the great outdoors.

Jeff leads EY’s global insurance tax team which helps insurers worldwide balance global, enterprise-wide tax functions with the resources needed to operate in local markets. He also leads the UK Financial Service Tax practice, a team of more than 800 people serving tax clients across banking, insurance and asset management. Prior to that, Jeff led the EMEIA insurance tax team advising clients on all aspects of the taxing of insurance and reinsurance, helping structure and restructuring of tax functions and assisting in transactions

Jeff received BSc(Hons) Accountancy and Law at the University of Southampton. After university, he attended law school where he passed his solicitors exams. He is a qualified accountant and has worked as both a tax lawyer and accountant. 

How Jeff is building a better working world

EY Global Insurance Tax practice is focused on helping clients define the future-state of their tax function and find a faster path to transformation. Using our innovative tax technology, we are able to help clients unlock value, manage risk, improve efficiency and provide a better working world to drive their business forward.

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