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Sophie Chatel to head OECD’s tax treaty unit

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Sophie Chatel has been appointed as the head of the tax treaty unit in the OECD’s Centre for Tax Policy and Administration.

Chatel, who works at Canada’s Department of Finance, will begin her new role on September 6 2017.

She has been working at the Canadian Department of Finance since 2008, serving as the associate chief of tax treaties and international tax.

Chatel also worked as the director of the international tax, financial sector and GST division at the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) in 2015-16.

Earlier in her career, she worked at the CRA from 2002 to 2008 as a senior officer, and then as a senior adviser. Prior to this, she spent six years as a tax adviser in the private sector.

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