William Morris



William Morris


Senior International Tax Counsel & Director Global Tax Policy, General Electric

Chair, Taxation and Fiscal Policy Committee, BIAC

William Morris is currently Director, Global Tax Policy, in General Electric's Corporate Tax Department based in London. Mr. Morris has degrees in History, Law, and Theology from Trinity College Cambridge, the University of Virginia, and St Mellitus College, respectively. He is qualified as an American Attorney and an English Solicitor. After private practice in London and Washington, DC, he joined the IRS in 1995, moving to the Office of Tax Policy at the US Treasury in January 1997 to work on International Tax Policy. Mr. Morris was Associate International Tax Counsel until March 2000, when he joined GE, first in Fairfield CT., then London. Mr. Morris was appointed Chair of the BIAC Tax Committee to the OECD in November 2012. He is also Chair of the CBI Tax Committee and of the AmCham EU Tax Committee, as well as the European Tax Policy Forum (ETPF), a registered UK charity that since 2005 has commissioned over 40 papers from leading academic economists into business tax issues.