Alexandra Readhead

Lead, Tax and Extractives

Alexandra is the Lead, Tax and Extractives with IISD’s Economic Law and Policy Program. She leads the IGF Secretariat’s work on 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  and specializes 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. Alexandra 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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