Join us for a webinar, hosted through the AmCham Tax Forum, where Valdis Leikus, Partner at Executive Director at Graphene Economics will present on the 'Global minimum tax and new taxing rights and what that will mean for multinational enterprises operating in Africa'
Executive Director of Graphene Economics
Valdis joined Graphene Economics in August 2017 as an Associate Director. He has over 14 years of experience in tax advisory and transfer pricing, after starting his professional career in his home country, Lithuania, where he joined EY’s tax team in 2008.
In 2014, he joined EY South Africa’s transfer pricing team. He played an instrumental role in winning some of the biggest Pan-African TP projects for the firm, and contributed significantly to the growth of the South African and other African TP practices (including Tanzania, Cameroon, and others).
Valdis was part of the winning team for South African Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year at EY in 2016 and at Graphene Economics in 2021.
He is a member of the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners (SAIT) as well as Institute of Business Advisors Southern Africa (IBASA).
Valdis has a significant experience in coordinating Pan-African transfer pricing documentation projects, advising clients on transfer pricing aspects as part of the operating model effectiveness projects, controversy assistance for various clients across Africa region, advising clients on transfer pricing planning, business restructuring and financial services transfer pricing aspects.
Valdis’ experience spans across several sectors from the financial services sector, logistics & transportation, oil & gas, fast-moving consumer goods, and telecommunications industry to mining and construction