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Abraham
Valdez Bravo
Senior Lead Economist/Director, Economic Consulting
12600 SE 38th Street, Suite 245
Bellevue, WA 98006

Overview

Abe is BPM's Senior Lead Economist who has nearly 15 years of economic advising, valuation and financial planning experience. In his role, he serves as a strong gravity center of economic intelligence for the Firm and his clients. He helps clients succeed by developing worldwide transfer pricing and business valuation strategies, and designing and executing systems and processes for business tax analytics.

Through economic forecasting and other tax services, Abe transmits and delivers valuable knowledge to clients by building a range of possibilities and scenarios, so they can make informed decisions while they navigate through uncertain economic environments.

Abe helps clients build best-in-class processes around cross-border transactions while providing long-term financial forecasting. He has also designs economic framework for global intercompany recharge processes while managing all milestones for the transfer of digital IP (valuation, transfer pricing economic substance, legal matters and audit preparation defense documents). He specializes in negoitating and completing bilateral and unilateral APAs, as well as developing and executing value-added cost sharing strategies. 

Abe has a successful track record of helping clients apply successful automation processes and systems for FIDII calculations, improve global tax controversy platform interface systems, to better track and monitor tax audits and to develop metrics for analytics, and develop strong strategies for tax audits related to digital permanent establishments.

Before joining BPM, Abe served as the a global operational transfer pricing manager at Expedia Group Inc.

He holds a Data Science certification from the University of California, San Diego. 

Interesting Tidbit

Abe has many hobbies outside economic forecasting, including playing classical guitar, running marathons, caring for animals and studying astronomy. 

Certifications

Data Science Certification – University of California, San Diego

Engagements

TP Minds West Coast: How to Manage an In-House TP Department (San Jose, CA), 2018

Education

BS/Economics-Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

Languages

Spanish