Gareth Harrison is Head of Tax at Airtel Africa plc, a FTSE 100 listed group which operates across 14 markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. The group has over 118 million customers, providing telecommunication services and mobile money services; it is the continent’s second largest telecoms operator.
Gareth is based in Nairobi, Kenya where he has lived with his family for almost 10 years. Originally from Manchester, his career in tax started with Arthur Andersen where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor. Alongside industry roles for AstraZeneca and Barclays, Gareth also spent 5 years with KPMG UK & Qatar, plus 3 years with PwC Kenya as a Tax Director.