rob heron
I am very proud to lead the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Programme in Northern Ireland supporting entrepreneurs to grow bigger and better businesses, for over 20 years.

Rob Heron

EY UK & Ireland Tax Partner | EY Private

Experienced tax advisor. Renowned for bringing a commercial approach to complex issues. Agri-food specialist. Marathon runner. Sports lover. Father.

A Tax Partner based in Belfast office, Rob leads a team of 80 tax professionals delivering tax advice to a wide range of companies, partnerships and high net worth individuals.

His broad experience includes advising on group re-organisations, raising finance, debt restructuring, international tax structuring as well as acquisitions and disposals.

Rob's clients range from fast-growing entrepreneurial businesses to large multinationals and household names. His clients operate across a number of sectors, including retail, manufacturing, technology and construction, with a particular focus on the agri-food industry.

Leading the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Programme in Northern Ireland, Rob has advised a large number of entrepreneurial businesses in the province and as EY’s Brexit lead in Northern Ireland, he has played a crucial role in advising a range of clients on the implications of the UK leaving the EU.

Rob holds a degree in Agricultural Economics from Queen’s University Belfast.

How Rob is building a better working world

“I believe in building a better working world by supporting my clients to create value through aligning their tax strategy with their business strategy. Additionally, I have advised a range of UK companies in respect of R&D claims, which has created further investment in the local economy. I also chair a local competence centre focused on driving innovation in the agri-food sector”

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