Bowness was originally appointed as corporate tax director from PwC in 2019 and has since played an integral role in the development of the firm’s services to significant regional corporate businesses across the North East and Cumbria.
She has extensive experience advising entrepreneurial businesses of all sizes including listed businesses and international groups across all sectors.
Her career began in Carlisle, where she advised clients across the North of England for 12 years before working in PwC’s New York office and its London International and M&A tax teams.
She said: “I am thrilled to become a Partner at Armstrong Watson. I cannot thank the fantastic team I work with enough for all their incredible commitment, hard work and support particularly through the unreal challenges of the past 12 months.
“It is testament to the commitment and resilience of our firm that we have been able to promote through all levels up to Partner during this last year and I am so excited to lead our Corporate Tax practice in supporting our fantastic and exciting clients through the next phase of our new normal.”
Paul Dickson, CEO, Armstrong Watson, said: “Becky’s promotion is a key milestone in the development of Armstrong Watson’s tax team.