Sue Cuthbertson

Sue Cuthbertson

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33 Garden Road Central, Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 3719 6111 Fax: +852 3719 6050 E-mail:

Personal Resume

Sue is a UK Chartered Tax Adviser with over 35 years of international tax experience, mainly in the area of financial services.
After working with the Big 4, where she specialized in providing tax advice to financial institutions, including banks, fund, insurance companies and funds managers she worked at Deutsch Bank as a director in the tax financing group. Subsequently, she spent 10 years as the Deputy Regional Tax Director with Credit Suisse. In that time, she supported front office groups such as Private Equity, Equity, Fixed Income and Asset Management by advising on sustainable but tax efficient products and investment structures.

In the last 12 years, she has advised SMEs and MNCs, including private equity funds and venture capital funds, on international tax matters, in particular inward and outward investment to and from Hong Kong and Mainland China. Sue has worked in the UK, Asia Pacific, including Hong Kong and Mainland China, and India.

She is the founding shareholder of SB Tax Advisors (International) Limited, a boutique international tax practice, whose vision is to assist businesses to manage their tax affairs in an ethical, transparent and sustainable manner whilst still achieving tax efficiencies thus securing effective tax rates that are agreeable to all stakeholders, be it shareholders or tax authorities.

Sue co-authored International Tax Law and Practice which was jointly published by the Hong Kong Institute of Taxation and Wolters Kluwer in 2019.


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Hong Kong is a special administrative region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China. It comprises 200 islands located in Eastern Asia bordering the South China Sea and China. Much of Hong Kong's terrain is hilly to mountainous with steep slopes. The government system is a limited democracy; the chief of state is the president of China, and the head of government is the chief executive of Hong Kong. Hong Kong has a free market economy in which the prices of goods and services are determined in a free price system. Hong Kong is a member of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).

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