Bernhard Zwahlen

Bernhard Zwahlen

Bernhard is based in Taxand Switzerland, where he is a partner of Tax Partner AG. He has over 30 years experience of national and international tax practice.

Bernhard started his career at the tax authorities of the Canton of Berne and worked his way up to Chief Officer. In 1995 he became a Partner at Arthur Andersen AG in Berne as the Head of the Tax & Legal department and in 1999 he was made an International Partner within the same organisation.   In 2002 he moved as a Partner to Ernst & Young and has been the regional managing partner of Ernst & Young’s Corporate Tax and Private Client Services from 2007 up until his resignation in January 2012.  In addition he took over responsibility for private tax services in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.  Parallel to this he has been lecturing since 2007 as Professor at Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences as an Executive Director of the Master in Taxation Department.