Mark Taft
The impact of automation, AI/machine learning and big data technologies in the world of tax will be enormous over the next 2 to 5 years. Tax insights and tax assurance levels will change radically.

Mark Tafft

EY Global Tax Automation Leader

Believer in automation as a massive catalyst for adding value to client services. Motorcyclist. Surfer. Dad.

As EY Global Tax Automation Leader, Mark is an accomplished tax professional focused on data analytics and process automation. His role is to formulate and drive EY global automation strategy, via the harnessing of existing and emerging automation technologies, to serve EY clients. He has extensive experience advising large multi-national and domestic clients, property clients, infrastructure projects, financial institutions, government and semi-government authorities and industry associations.

Notably, Mark formed and led a team to win the 2017 International Tax Review Asia Pac Tax Innovator of the Year award.

He has a master’s degree in Laws (Tax) with first class honors from University of Technology Sydney and bachelors’ degrees in both Commerce and Law from the University of New South Wales.

How Mark is building a better working world

“I work with teams on innovations through automation, machine learning, analytics, artificial intelligence and blockchain. In that work, I am focused on leveraging all of these technologies for the benefit of our tax clients by improving the quality of data, speed of execution, security and continuity, and enhancing the employee experience in the diverse and ever-changing world of tax.”

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