Ioannis has over 10 years of experience advising clients on transfer pricing and international tax matters in the European, Middle East and Africa regions. Prior to joining Al Tamimi, Ioannis worked for a prestigious tax consulting firm in Dubai where he has responsible for multiple client accounts across the Middle East. He has also worked in London and Luxembourg for Big 4 firms.

As an economist and a transfer pricing advisor, Ioannis Nanos advises multinational companies on transfer pricing and international tax strategy and planning, operating model and supply chain transformation, and global/ multi-country documentation. He has extensive experience in leading controversy and dispute resolution discussions with various tax authorities around the world, on behalf of his clients.

Ioannis has provided transfer pricing and international tax consulting services across a wide range of industries, including e-commerce, consumer goods, construction, telecommunications & media, diversified industrials, banking, investment management and insurance.

Ioannis regularly speaks at conferences and seminars on transfer pricing and tax issues.

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Recent Experience

  • Advised a multinational group within the e-commerce industry in designing, documenting and implementing its transfer pricing policies.
  • Assisted a multinational group within the consumer goods industry with a tax and transfer pricing litigation case in KSA.
  • Advised a start-up within the e-commerce industry on transfer pricing model optimisation by performing a qualitative and quantitative analysis and assessing the overall financial/ tax impact.
  • Prepared transfer pricing documentation across several jurisdictions for a UAE headquartered group within the diversified industrials sector.
  • Assisted a multinational group within the consumer goods with the development of a regional cost allocation model for transactions involving provision of services within the group.
  • Assisted a multinational group within the construction industry on various tax and transfer pricing matters and a tax litigation case in KSA, as well.
  • Assisted a multinational group within the tobacco industry on a transfer pricing audit case in Egypt.


  • English
  • Greek



2009 – Master of Science, International Economics and Finance, Tilburg University

2007 – Bachelor of Science, Economics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki