Meet VATCalc‘s leadership, a team buzzing with decades of global tax tech expertise. We have collectively and individually built numerous automation solutions now used by thousands of customers around the world. Based in Belgium and the UK, the leadership oversees a growing workforce passionate about building tax tech for the digital age. Contact us if you would like to hear more or even join the most exciting story in tax automation.
Richard Asquith, CEO
Colin Matthews, Chief Product Officer
Colin is the vision behind the game-changing innovations at VATCalc. His ambition of a single VAT/GST platform for determination, returns and live reporting is what sets us apart. Colin was previously a senior leader at Avalara’s global VAT Product team, building and launching a range of SaaS tax applications. He also led the EMEA Solutions Consulting team. Prior to this, Colin spent a decade with TMF Group’s outsourced VAT compliance business, helping hundreds of businesses manage their VAT obligations. He started his career with HSBC.
Stijn Saelens, Chief Technology Officer
Stijn is a pioneer of the international VAT tech sector. Today, thousands of businesses use the technologies that he and his teams have built. At VATCalc, his unique blend of tech and tax expertise is at the heart of why our tech is so exciting. Stijn was one of the co-founders of VAT Applications in 2002, the Belgian tax automator Avalara acquired in 2015. He has conceived and built multiple VAT determination and reporting applications. He is a certified SAP ABAP developer. Stijn is a civil engineer by training, and where he first learned to power of automation to build on a huge scale.
Kid Misso, Chief Operating Officer
Andy Lee, Lead Engineer
Jacinta Caragher, Director of Global Marketing
Jacinta makes us loud and digital on global markets. Her marketing team has already powered vatcalc.com to become one of the most-visited tax knowledge sites globally. This is underpinning our growth internationally. Previously, Jacinta has worked in some of the most prominent international tax and legal firms in the world. This included Baker McKenzie in London and PwC in Paris, developing go-to-market strategies with partners seeking to shape global tax thinking.