Job Title: Director and Head of Tax, Allen Overy
Benjamin Mbana is the Director and Head of Tax at Allen Overy (South Africa) LLP. In this role, he is responsible for advising domestic and foreign clients on the full range of tax consultancy services available, with a particular focus on Mergers and Aquisitions transactions, cross border investments, financing transactions and corporate restructuring.
He came to tax advising after spending the better part of his youth as a professional hockey player, during which he time he represented his country at both the junior and senior levels.
In addition to his academic qualifications, he holds the internationally recognized Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) professional qualification through the South African Institute for Taxation (SAIT) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT).
Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting Sciences - University of Pretoria
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Taxation - University of Pretoria
Master of Commerce in Taxation - University of Pretoria
Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) - South African Institute of Taxation
2023 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow