Mattias Fri is a founding partner at Svalner. He heads the firm's indirect tax team and is based in Stockholm. Mattias has nearly 20 years of experience working with VAT matters, particularly in the financial services, insurance, telecommunications, media, entertainment, life sciences and transfer pricing sectors. His clients include banks, fund managers, finance companies, communication and media companies from the Nordic countries as well as similar outfits across Europe. He often represents companies in tax litigations. Prior to founding Svalner, Mattias worked in the tax department at a big-four firm in Stockholm and Amsterdam, and before that, with the Swedish Tax Administration. He is the Swedish member of the European VAT Club and a member of the European Commission's VAT Expert Group (representing the European VAT Club). Mattias is a frequent lecturer and has published numerous articles in Swedish Tax Journals.
He holds an LLM (1995) and a BBA in business administration (1996) from the University of Stockholm. Mattias has published several articles in SkatteNytt and Svensk Skattetidning over the years. He works in Swedish and English.