Michael LennardMichael joined the United Nations in New York in November 2006, as Chief, International Tax Cooperation and Trade in the Financing for Development Office (FfDO). This work has a particular focus on ensuring the fairness and workability of international tax norms, including achieving greater developing country input into those norms, and encouraging cooperation to improve tax systems and administrations for the benefit of all stakeholders, as a spur to sustained development. Previously Michael worked in the OECD Tax Secretariat in Paris and prior to that at the Australian Tax Office. Michael has published widely and has spoken on tax matters at universities such as Harvard, Leiden, New York University, Oxford, Sydney, Uppsala, and Vienna, and at the UN, IMF, World Bank and OECD.
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