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John CHRISTENSEN Director, Tax Justice Network International Secretariat, London


Trained as a development economist. Has worked as an adviser to a variety of governmental and non-governmental agencies. Several periods of employment in private sector financial organisations, including offshore trust administration. 1987-1998 Economic adviser to the government of Jersey. Subsequently advised Oxfam on their report on "Releasing the hidden billions for development". 2002 Took a lead role in founding the Tax Justice Network, the leading civil society organisation combating illicit financial flows and abusive tax practices. Regularly comments on international financial issues on BBC, in the Financial Times, The Guardian and other international media.