Fiona Cross has been appointed international tax partner at Chantrey Vellacott DFK.
Cross has advised on corporate tax for nearly 20 years.
Her career has seen spells at Ernst & Young and RSM Robson Rhodes.
She joins the team after three years as associate tax partner at Vantis.
Cross, who lives in Cambridge, came to accountancy late after qualifying in social care and has worked at Broadmoor and Rampton secure hospitals.