Our People

Experienced professionals with an innovative mindset

One Firm

Questro International was founded by senior transfer pricing professionals with broad transfer pricing experience. During our set-up, we gave significant thought to establishing an integrated, global firm that "plays and acts" as one team, supported by an efficient user-friendly IT framework.

Meet the team

Stephen Alleway
Co-founder

Stephen is a transfer pricing advisor and ex Big 4 Partner, based in Switzerland, who has more than 22 years of experience in the field of transfer pricing. 

He has acquired broad experience in managing global projects for MNCs covering initial transfer pricing reviews, intangible property structuring, service fee concepts, principal structures and business model transformation as well as in the development of defence strategies for local tax audits. Stephen has gained transfer pricing experience in the UK, Australian, and Swiss markets. 

Peter Andersen
Co-founder

Peter is a transfer pricing advisor in The Netherlands with more than 25 years of experience in transfer pricing and international tax from consulting, academic lecturing and research.  He has comprehensive knowledge in the field of design and implementation of TP policies and assists a number of European headquartered companies.

In the past 15 years, Peter has specialised in financial transactions and advises a number of fund managers, typically on their transactions in Europe as well as a number of European corporates.

Thorsten Schaus
Transfer Pricing Partner

Thorsten is a transfer pricing advisor based in Germany who specialises in the area of Financial Services (FS). He has more than 14 years of FS transfer pricing experience most recently as a Tax Partner and EMEA FS TP Leader at a Big 4 consultancy in Germany.

Prior to his Big 4 career, Thorsten was with a large German bank for over 7 years, giving him a strong client perspective in his work with banks, insurance companies, asset managers & real estate investors.  
 

DR. MANUEL KOCH
Transfer Pricing Partner

Manuel is a transfer pricing advisor based in Germany who has a strong international tax background (German Certified Tax Advisor & MBA in International Taxation). He has more than 20 years experience, advising German and foreign MNCs in transfer pricing, permanent establishment and other international tax issues.

Manuel joins Questro from a Boutique transfer pricing firm he co-founded following a Big 4 career. He also focuses on operational TP and implementation topics, including the integration of IT tools for TP management.

Chris Whitehouse
Transfer Pricing Partner

Chris is a chartered accountant by qualification with more than 20 years experience as a professional advisor. Having spent 19 years with Big 4 consultancy firms in the UK and Switzerland he left as an Associate Partner and joined Questro in Zurich in February 2019.

Specialisng in transfer pricing in 2005 he brings vast experience in anaylsing and delivering on complex (and more routine) transfer pricing topics across the full spectrum of industries and the transfer pricing life cycle.

Luca Landini Bussei
Transfer Pricing Senior Associate

Luca is a transfer pricing advisor based in The Netherlands with several years of experience in transfer pricing consulting. He has significant experience in the pricing of financial transactions with a strong technical knowledge in quantitative market-data analysis.

Luca’s activity focusses on assisting real estate investment fund managers with investments in Europe or globally, from smaller loans to structured finance. Luca also assists clients with the design of transfer pricing policies for group financing structures as well as assists clients in Italy.

Mehdy Ben Brahim
Transfer Pricing Senior Counsel

Mehdy is a transfer pricing advisor based in Zürich who has more than 10 years experience in transfer pricing. He specializes in sustainability and transparency, supporting clients implementing and communicating on their transfer pricing structure.

After an education in law and business management, he has gained experience in a Big 4 consultancy in France and in-house within a large Swiss multinational company. 

Hiva Hendesi
Transfer Pricing Associate

Hiva is a transfer pricing advisor based in The Netherlands with experience in transfer pricing and international tax planning from the consultancy industry in Luxembourg and The Netherlands. She works on a variety of projects across the entire transfer pricing lifecycle ranging from design, quantitative analysis, documentation to risk assessment.

Hiva has specialised in the pricing of financial transactions with a focus on clients in the asset management and real estate industry, typically concerning transactions and investments in Europe.

Ina Müller
Transfer Pricing Senior Associate

Ina is a transfer pricing advisor based in Stuttgart who has more than 10 years experience in transfer pricing.

During her career at the Big 4 and a Boutique transfer pricing firm she worked on a range of projects including global documentation projects, drafting and implementing APAs, design and implement headquarter service charge concepts, support clients in tax audits, design of group wide IP strategies, and valuation of business restructurings. 

Jürgen Friedrich
Transfer Pricing Senior Manager

Jürgen is a transfer pricing advisor based in Germany with more than 8 years specialisation in transfer pricing. Whilst Jürgen works across all industry sectors, his particular focus lies in the area of Financial Services (FS), where he has a deep expertise.

Before joining Questro, Jürgen worked as a senior manager within the Big 4, with experience across a wide range of projects, including TP model design, implementation, documentation, business restructurings, and tax audits (including MAPs and arbitration procedures).

Meike Reiner
Transfer Pricing Associate

Meike is a transfer pricing associate based in Germany. She concluded a Bachelors degree in Mathematics at the University of Kaiserslautern and is currently taking a postgraduate (career integrated) Masters program in Accounting and Taxation at the University of Mannheim.

After her education in mathematics, Meike gained experience as a consultant for transfer pricing at a Big 4, where she supported clients on a range of projects, including implementation, documentation and tax audits.

Our Network

Questro International has a strong network of transfer pricing professionals and other professionals in the area of tax, legal, customs and valuation. The network covers more than 40 countries around the world. In combination with our own coverage of 8 countries, this network allows Questro International to handle complex projects involving multiple professionals with a specific jurisdictional or technical expertise.

Questro International is not bound to an exclusive network, however, because of our long-established experience, we have excellent personal contacts in key countries for selected services. Alternatively, if you already have existing contacts for a specific country or topic, we can also ensure an effective cooperation.

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