Speakers 2016

The experts speak

ALEMAYEHU, Dereje

Chair of the Global Alliance for Tax Justice and Senior Economic Policy Advisor of Tax Justice Network Africa

ALEPIN, Brigitte

Professor, ESG UQAM
FCPA, FCA, Tax expert and Author, Global Tax 50, TaxCOOP instigator

CHRISTIANS, Allison

Associate Professor, H. Heward Stikeman Chair in Tax Law, McGill University, Global Tax 50

COOK, Philip

ITT/ Terry Sanford Professor of Public Policy Studies, Duke University and author of seminal book "Paying the Tab"

DAMERVAL, François

Chief of Staff since 2008 and parliamentary assistant Corinne Lepage

DUARTE, Cristina

Finance Minister Cabo Verde (2006-2016)

El Hadji Ibrahima DIOP

Director of Legislation and Litigation Studies, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Senegal

Elise J. Bean

Former Staff Director and Chief Counsel of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. One of Washington’s 100 most powerful women (2011, 2013).

Eric M. Zolt

Michaeal H. Schill Distinguished Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law

Erika Dayle Siu

Tax Attorney and Consultant, Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation

FAULHABER, Lilian

Associate Professor of Law, Georgetown University

Fernando Serra Semiglia

Uruguay, Director of the Tax Advisory MEF

FERRERI, Pablo

Undersecretary of Economy and Finance, Uruguay

FURMAN, Jason

Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers, Executive Office of the President of the United States

George Akerlof

2001 Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics, and University Professor at Stanford University and Georgetown University

Grace Perez-Navarro

Deputy Director, Center for Tax Policy and Administration, The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

HOLDER, Alison

Director of Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns at Action Aid

HOULDER, Vanessa

Tax journalist on the Financial Times

Jim Brumby

Director, Pulic Service and Performance, Governance Global Practice, World Bank

Juan Ricardo Ortega

Former Tax Director and Advisor to the Minister of Finance, Colombia

KONIUSZEWSKI, Adam

Strategic consultant
Geneva Centre for Security Policy

LATULIPPE, Lyne

Associate Professor and Researcher Chair in Taxation and Tax Policy, Sherbrooke University

LEPAGE, Corinne

Minister of the Environment, France (1995-1997), Member of the European Parliament (2009-2014)

MARIAN, Omri

Assistant Professor of Law, University of California, Ivirne school of Law

MARQUEZ, Patricio

Lead Public Health Specialist and Co-Coordinator Global Tobacco Control Program, Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP) Global Practice, The World Bank

Michael Keen

Deputy Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund

Michel Sapin

Finance Minister, France

MONTES, Manuel

Senior Advisor on Finance and Development at the South Center in Geneva

MORENO-DODSON, Blanca

Lead Economist, Global Tax Team Economic Growth, Finance and Institutions (EFI) Vicepresidency The World Bank

MURPHY, Richard

Author, tax researcher, chartered accountant, political economist Tax Research LLP. 7th Most influential person in global tax (2013).

OTIS, Louise

Adjunct Professor, McGill University
International administrative judge and arbitrator

PARKS, Bill

Millionaire and entrepreneur

PAUL, Jeremias

Coordinator, Tobacco Economics Program, Formely Under Secretary of Finance of the Philippines, WHO, architect of the 2013 Sin Tax Policy Reform in the Philippines

Richard Rubin

Tax policy reporter for The Wall Street Journal in Washington

Rita de la Feria

Professor, Chair in Tax Law, University of Leeds

ROSENGARD, Jay K.

Professor, Harvard Kennedy School

SELL, Michael

Head of Tax Department, German Ministry of Finance

Senator Carl Levin

Former U.S. Senator from Michigan and chairman of The Permanent Subcommittee On Investigations

TANZI, Vito

Fiscal Affairs Expert and Autor of the first book on tax competition "taxation in an Integrating World" in 1995

THORNDIKE, Joe

Director of the Tax History Project at Tax Analysts and contributing editor for Tax Notes magazine

Veronique de Rugy

Senior Research Fellow at the Mercantus Center at George Mason University

Victoria Perry

Assistant Director in the Fiscal Affairs Department and Division Chief of the Tax Policy Division at the International Monetary Fund

WALLISER, Jan

Vice President, Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions (EFI)

WETZEL, Deborah

Senior Director, Governance VP

William S. Becker

Executive Director of the Presidential Climate Action Project (PCAP) an initiative of Natural Capitalism Solutions

ZHENG, Rong

Ph.D, Director, WHO Collaborating Center for Tobacco and Economics Professor,School of International Trade and Economics (SITE), University of International Business and Economics (UIBE)

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

ALEPIN, Brigitte

Professor, ESG UQAM
FCPA, FCA, Tax expert and Author, Global Tax 50, TaxCOOP instigator

CHRISTIANS, Allison

Associate Professor, H. Heward Stikeman Chair in Tax Law, McGill University, Global Tax 50

LATULIPPE, Lyne

Associate Professor and Researcher Chair in Taxation and Tax Policy, Sherbrooke University

OTIS, Louise

Adjunct Professor, McGill University
International administrative judge and arbitrator