Viola Tarus

Policy Advisor, Tax and Extractives

Viola Tarus is a Policy Advisor, Tax and Extractives with IISD’s Economic Law and Policy Program, working on the IGF Secretariat’s project to address tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) in mining. She is trained as an economist, specializing in extractives.

Prior to joining IISD, Viola held positions with Oxfam and the National Oil Corporation of Kenya. She holds a Master's degree in Energy Studies, specializing in oil and gas economics, from the University of Dundee (Scotland), and earned a Bachelor of Economics and Statistics from the University of Nairobi. Viola is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

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