David Brookes


David is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has over 20 years experience working in tax. David is the Head of Tax at BDO in Reading and leads BDO’s specialist team dealing with tax efficient investments, including SEIS, EIS and VCT.

He worked alongside the Treasury and HMRC representing the CBI on the tax law rewrite of the EIS and VCT legislation into the Income Tax Act 2007. He is a member of the EIS Association and sits on their technical committee.

David writes the ‘Venture Capital Taxes’ book which covers EIS, VCT and CVS and also chapters in ‘Revenue Law – Principles and Practice’ and ‘Tax Planning’, all published by Bloomsbury Professional.

Contact details

T: +44 (0) 118 925 4445 / M: +44 (0) 7800 682612 / E: david.brookes@bdo.co.uk