Bill Page

Senior Adviser

Cristal Advocates


Bill Page is a Senior Advisor with Cristal Advocates. He has concentrated on working with energy companies with a particular focus on cross border transactions and M&A since 1989 and is a leading global energy and tax practitioner with wide international experience. Between 1986 and 1998, he worked in London with the UK tax authorities and Big Four accounting firms. From 1998 to 2004, he was based in Kazakhstan working across the Caspian region with Deloitte. He was in the region at the time it was developing its infrastructure for crude oil production with international investment following the collapse of the Soviet Union. From 2004 to 2008, he worked in Russia where he led Deloitte’s oil and gas industry group and established Deloitte’s office in Sakhalin. He moved to East Africa in 2009 leading Deloitte’s energy and resources industry group in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Mozambique. He was initially based in Kampala, Uganda later relocating to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Bill returned to the UK in 2014 supporting Deloitte UK teams working on outbound projects investing in Africa and was a key member of Deloitte UK‘s energy and resource practice until his retirement from the firm in September, 2018.

Bill is a graduate of Oxford University and completed his inspectors’ training with the UK Inland Revenue in 1989.

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