Abe Zhao

Abe Zhao

Senior Tax Consulting Director
Fenxun Partners


Abe is the senior tax consulting director at FenXun Partners. Before joining FenXun, Abe served as the global tax director of Huawei's Consumer Business Group, overseeing the tax operation of Huawei's consumer device business, e-commerce, and consumer cloud services worldwide. He has over 16 years’ experience in advising China tax issues.

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Abe has extensive experience practicing tax consulting as an external tax advisor and managing tax affairs as an in-house tax director. He began his career with Ernst & Young in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States specializing in US international taxation and transfer pricing, and, starting from 2003, transitioned into the PRC tax practice to focus on Chinese corporate tax such as tax due diligence, provision, controversy, restructuring, supply chain planning, and turnover tax, etc. He also specialized in Chinese transfer pricing and functioned as the Chinese transfer pricing leader of the northern region for Ernst & Young China.

Over the years, Abe has helped a large number of multinational clients develop tax solutions in complex situations. Serving both China inbound and outbound clients, Abe has a strong background in international mergers and acquisition, private equity structuring, and supply chain management. His experience in tax advisory spans over several industries, including manufacturing, retail, engineering and construction, technology, hospitality, e-commerce, and energy. Abe is a frequent speaker at seminars and forums and regularly contributes to academic journals on tax subjects.


Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

Certified in Financial Management (CFM)


People's University of China (BS Business)

University of Virginia (MA Economics)

University of Georgia (MA Accounting)