Alex Baulf

Senior Director, Global Indirect Tax

Alex Baulf is the Senior Director, Global Indirect Tax. Baulf leads engagement with policy leaders to develop a tax and compliance environment that will streamline and accelerate commerce for the overall growth of the economy. He plays a leadership role in driving Avalara’s continued growth in the region.

Baulf spent more than 12 years at Grant Thornton UK LLP across a number of senior roles. Most recently, he served as International Indirect Tax Director and led the Global VAT/GST advisory team and Indirect Tax Automation service offerings in the UK and EMEA. He has extensive experience in UK and EU VAT and international indirect tax consultancy, specializing in VAT systems, processes and data, and implementation, impact assessment and change management.

Alex brings a wealth of experience advising leaders on tax policy, which will be invaluable at a time when businesses are trying to balance the opportunity created by the commerce boom with an increasingly complex regulatory environment. Avalara has a clear vision to power global commerce by helping businesses overcome this complexity, freeing them to grow and realize their potential - and providing the SaaS technology to make that a reality.

About Us: Avalara helps businesses of all sizes get tax compliance right. We provide prebuilt integrations with the big-name financial and business management systems you trust, as well as a robust API for do-it-yourself business builders. Avalara delivers cloud-based compliance solutions for transaction tax types, like sales and use, VAT, GST, excise, communications, lodging, and more. If you are an accounting practitioner, Avalara has a suite of Avalara for Accountants solutions, purpose-built to help you directly support your clients. We’re headquartered in Seattle, with offices across the U.S. and in Canada, the U.K., Belgium, Brazil, and India.