Ronald A. Beau


About Ronald A. Beau

Ronald has over 30 years of experience in Swiss and international taxation. He began his career as a tax lawyer for the group Elf Aquitaine, where his duties included managing the group’s privatisation in Switzerland in 1993. He was also put in charge of international profit-sharing plans in 1996. After serving as an executive for Vivendi Universal, Ronald joined Arthur Andersen in 1999 as head of legal and tax services for private clients in Western Switzerland.

He founded BEAU HLB after the demise of Arthur Andersen in 2002.

Ronald advises and guides international groups – notably in the energy and finance sectors – in the development of their tax policies. He also devises profit-sharing and remuneration schemes for their key executives, and draws up transfer pricing policies.

In addition, Ronald manages all legal aspects relating to corporate restructuring while overseeing private estate planning and family office matters. He sits on the boards of various major firms in these spheres of business.

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Qualifications and memberships



Master of Law, University of Geneva, 1993

Swiss Lawyers Association (SJV)

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