Paul Sumner

Partner, PwC Asia Pacific Customs and Trade

Paul has been in Thailand since 1997, where he now leads the Customs and International Trade practice for Mekong (Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos) and the Philippines.

Paul is experienced in advising clients on various aspects of customs and international trade, with particular focus on the valuation of goods for customs purposes and audit / investigation defence. He is actively involved with customs compliance issues, including internal compliance reviews, dispute resolution, optimising preferential trading arrangements and implementing customs valuation and tariff classification solutions.

As a Partner in the regional business, Paul has responsibility for a number of key accounts, including companies in the auto, apparel, pharmaceutical, food & beverage and chemical industries.

Prior to joining PricewaterhouseCoopers, Paul was a Higher Executive Officer with the HM Customs and Excise in the UK. He was based in Valuation Branch, where he undertook casework prior to moving into the policy section. Paul also worked in professional practice in the UK before relocating to Thailand.

Contact details

Tel: +662 844 1305