Martin Kisuu has over 25 years professional experience in taxation spanning across all sectors of the Kenyan and East African economies. Notable engagements include in the energy sector where he has provided advisory work for the Kenya Electricity Generating Company Plc (KenGen) and Kenya Power and Lighting Company Limited (KPLC) on the tax implication of major projects such as Olkaria 1, Olkaria 2 and Olkaria 3. He has also provided similar services to the Mitsubishi Group on the tax implications of the Mombasa Diesel Power Project and Kipevu Diesel Plants. Other services to players in the sector include tax risk and opportunity assessment for KPLC & KenGen and representation & resolution of tax disputes with the Kenya Revenue Authority on behalf of major clients.
Martin has also played an advisory role to major public sector clients such as Uganda Revenue Authority, Rwanda Revenue Authority and the Ministry of Finance of Rwanda on tax management systems and legislation. This is in addition to conducting tax trainings for the staff of the ENC Investments, Kenya Ports Authority, East Africa Breweries Limited, the Kenya Spain’s Economic and Commercial Office among others.
He is a fellow of the Institution of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and has served on its Public Finance Committee, heading its Technical sub-committee. He currently serves in the Legislative Affairs work stream under Public Policy and Governance Committee of the Institute.
Martin is also regular author for Bloomberg, International Tax Review and Tax Analysts. In addition, he has worked as an author and reviewer for the International Bureau for Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) and served as a member of the Kenya Customs Valuations Appeal Tribunal.