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Dr. Jeffrey P. OWENS Director, Global Tax Policy Center, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna; former Director, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris


1962-1966 Intermediate Examinations of the Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom
1966-1969 Honours Degree in Economics and Law, University of Wales
1969-1973 Ph.D, Department of Economics, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
1973-1980 Economist, Tax Division, OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris
1980-1990 Senior Economist, Fiscal Affairs, OECD, Paris
1984-1990 Senior Lecturer, American University in Paris
1991-2001 Head of the Fiscal Division, OECD, Paris
1991-2011 Guest Lecturer at the International Development Programme, Harvard Law School, Boston
2001-2012 Director, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD, Paris
since 2012 Director WU Global Tax Policy Center and Professor at the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law
Senior Policy Advisor to the Global Vice President Tax, Ernst & Young
since 2013 Advisor to the European Tax Commissioner
since 2014 Panel Chairperson of the Technical Advisory Panel of the Singapore Managament University
since 2015 Senior Advisor UNCTAD - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development


Institute of Management Accounts, United Kingdom
International Institute of Public Finance (Member of the Scientific Committees)
Institut des Finances Publiques (Member of the Editorial Board)
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Harvard University, Boston


The Growth of the Euro-Dollar market
Local Government Finance: an international perspective
A Comparison of Tax Systems in North Africa and Europe


Identified as the fourth most influential figure in the tax world, Tax Business, 2009
Identified as one of the 21st biggest influences in tax today, International Tax Review, 2010
Named the most influential international tax persona of the year by Tax Notes, 2012
Companion of the Order of Sain Michael and Saint George, 2012