Xiaowen is a Director of PKF Lawler and works in our specialist Taxation team.
Xiaowen is a Chartered Accountant with years of experience at the Ernst & Young International Tax Services Division providing inbound tax advisory and compliance services to Chinese enterprises investing in Australia.
She helps inbound clients with all stages of the investment cycle including initial entry, commercial structure set-up through to managing exit strategies. Xiaowen has also worked closely with many Western Australian based Agrifoods suppliers with their Chinese market entry. She has been able to bring her business experience to bear in providing commercial and practical advice for clients.
Xiaowen has advised clients on a wide range of transactions including acquisitions, mergers, asset/business sales, joint ventures and offshore investments in a variety of Asian countries.
Xiaowen is well connected with the Chinese business community in Western Australia and is an active council member of the Western Australia Chinese Chamber of Commerce. She is a native Mandarin speaker and also speaks English fluently. Her bilingual skills and cultural awareness has assisted in establishing effective communication channels with many Chinese clients.
Xiaowen is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, a Fellow of the Tax Institute and a Registered Tax Agent.