Josephine Bush MA Law, CTA

Professional

  • Pioneered the build of the renewables tax sector at EY over a 5 year period from a greenfield opportunity to over £20m+ in cross service line professional fees per annum
  • Secured key accounts for the firm and advised on market leading transactions:
    • Winning the first environmental yieldco to list on the London Stock Exchange as a client, Greencoat UK Wind Plc, (market cap > £2bn) and advising on the tax structure of its listing
    • Winning household brand product innovator (T/O £4.4bn) as a client and advising on their recent global reorganisation of their HQ to Singapore
    • Advising a Japanese trading house on all their OFTO round 4 and 5 transactions, with a combined value of over £6bn +
    • Advising on investments into offshore wind both in the UK and US for various pension fund and corporate investors, as well as the White Rose project (CCUS) in the UK.
  • Building a diverse team and championing transformative development experiences

Personal

  • Leading an EY team to support amputees to complete a 500 mile kayak down the Yukon river in Alaska
  • Marathon des Sables
  • Amundsen expedition 2018 and 2020 - first British woman to finish
  • Devizes to Westminister Kayak race

External profile

  • Spoke at the House of Commons as a part of a cross party debate on the efficacy of and role of Green Taxes
  • Member of the European working tax group on sustainability and taxes - convened to debate and make recommendations on the evolution of the EU green tax framework and sustainability agenda as it relates to tax
  • Member of advisory board to the Chair of the Climate Change Committee - a congregation of professional services and industry figures advising Lord Deben on issues and opportunities impacting the sector
  • EY ‘go to’ commentator on budget changes in sector
  • External speaker at industry related and womens network events
  • Invitational speaker at client request on my personal expedition experiences, harnessing the learnings to incorporate into the professional realm
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I have been extremely privileged to have had the opportunity to work with great people and teams. You never achieve anything in isolation.