With almost four decades’ industry experience, Jamie Gibbs is widely recognised for his practical and pragmatic approach, as well as his detailed knowledge and experience of customs and excise legislation.
Jamie can help all types of businesses - from small companies to large corporations - to understand their customs and excise obligations, having worked with a number of large household names in various roles throughout his career.
Since starting his career at HM Customs & Excise almost 40 years ago, Jamie has played an integral part in developing and maintaining excise operations for some of the world’s most recognisable businesses - including Touche Ross (now Deloitte), Ernst & Young and BP.
More recently, he spent 18 months working with online retail giant ASOS, where he implemented AEO while providing tariff classification training to staff.
In September 2016, Jamie established Parsons Green 1962 Ltd and has advised a wide range of clients across all areas of customs and excise duties, Brexit and AEO implementation, and tariff classification training.
Jamie also had a spell as interim customs and excise manager of a major high street supermarket chain, where he was responsible for all customs and excise reporting including CFSP. His other clients have included multinational oil and gas traders, an energy company, garment e-tailers and retailers, a warehouse and logistics provider, manufacturers, a bulk liquids storage provider and a multinational electrical components distributor.
During his career, Jamie has earned recognition for a pragmatic approach to his work, along with offering practical solutions to businesses on their customs and excise responsibilities. He is also well respected due to the length of his service and his knowledge and experience relating to developments within the industry.
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Jamie enjoys reading and spending time with his four grandchildren. He is also a lifelong Fulham supporter and season ticket holder.