Joel Phillips

Joel Phillips

Partner, Transfer Pricing

Healthcare | Manufacturing & Wholesale | Natural Resources | Real Estate & Construction | Technology, Media & Telecommunications | Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure

Transfer Pricing


Joel is the Leader for BDO’s Transfer Pricing Practice in Sydney. Joel has a track record of developing successful business practices as well as building strong relationships with stakeholders, employees and tax administrations across the world.

Joel has over 20 years’ full time Transfer Pricing and international tax experience obtained in both the advisory and commercial sector. He has a strong commercial acumen and has specialised in the areas of controversy/dispute resolution, value chain planning, business restructuring and governance/compliance.

Joel has spent the past 10 years working with Unilever in transfer pricing roles around the world and most recently as Transfer Pricing Director based in Sydney. Prior to this, he has held various Australian based “Head of Tax” positions in ASX listed and Multinational entities.


  • Transfer pricing


  • Retail and Consumer
  • Mining and exploration
  • Technology and telecommunications
  • Manufacturing services


  • CPA
  • Bachelor of Commerce – Major in Accounting
  • Associate Diploma of Business


  • CPA Australia