is head of tax at the Maples Group. He is an acknowledged leader in Irish and international tax and advises companies, investment funds, banks and family offices on Ireland's international tax offerings. Andrew is chairman of the Irish Debt Securities Association and the International Fiscal Association Ireland. He is a member of the Tax Committees of the Law Society of Ireland and the Irish Funds Industry Association. Prior to joining the Maples Group, Andrew was a senior partner with a large Irish law firm and, before that, a tax consultant with Ernst & Young.