Augustin de La Chapelle

Augustin joined RSM in November 2019, and is Partner since July 2023 within RSM’s Tax department, leading our Global Employer Services practice. He holds a Master degree in business & tax law, as well as a LL.M. Tax delivered by Geneva University. He started his professional career in 2009 at a French law firm in Employment & Social security law, and worked then during almost a decade at EY Switzerland in Geneva, in People Advisory Services department, from 2010 to 2019.

He specializes in wide range of employment & globally mobile workforce matters, such as individual & employment taxes, social security & pension, compensation & equity plan, immigration & HR legal, global mobility advisory (expatriate, local-to-local, commuters, short term business travelers). He developed a state-of-the-art knowledge and premium client service in assisting start-up to global companies across key phases (arrival in Switzerland, growth or consolidation phase, departure from Switzerland) as well as their mobile or relocated employees, with a focus on Executives & C-suite level. In addition to his core business, Augustin has developed a recognized skillset in international security area and in the field of Swiss/French cross-border challenges.

He is acting as RSM Brand champion in Western Switzerland and managing key business development project, communication initiatives as well as employer branding. Augustin is fluent in French and English. Augustin is very active on the local the market place, and by instance member of the Tax & Legal Committee of the Swiss/French Chamber of Commerce.

Augustin is recognized as a committed professional building lasting client relationships that are founded on a “right size-right fit” and seamless and empathic collaborative approach to doing business.