Alexandra Readhead


Alexandra Readhead is an IISD Associate and Lead, Tax and Extractives, having served as Technical Advisor to IGF’s program to address tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) in mining. Her work involves designing mining sector-specific solutions to some of the most pressing BEPS challenges facing resource-rich developing countries.

Alexandra prepares policy and administrative guidance, provides technical assistance and training, and manages partnerships with the OECD, African Tax Administration Forum, and Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations. She represents IGF on the UN Subcommittee for Extractive Industries Taxation.

Alexandra trained as a lawyer in Australia. She specialises in international taxation. She has directly advised numerous tax authorities in Africa and Latin America on strengthening legal frameworks against abusive transfer pricing in the mining sector. She was named in the global tax top 50 for 2017. She lives in the UK and speaks English.

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Areas of expertise
International Taxation
Tax Base Erosion and Profit Shifting in Mining
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